public int searchString(int pos, int len)

This method returns the position in the presentation space of the specified string. This method returns 0 if the string is not found in the presentation space.

Figure 1. Examples for searchString()
<varupdate name="$int$" value="$HMLPSUtil.searchString('HCL')$" />
<message title="'Searching for HCL'"
          value="'HCL is found at position '+$int$+
          ' that is row='+
          ', column='+
          $HMLPSUtil.convertPosToCol($int$)$" />