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Actually, get_row_index() returns the index of the current row inside of the have_rows() loop and does not return the total number of rows.
The total number of rows can be gotten like this.
$number_of_rows = count(get_field('flex_field_name'));
Other than looping through all of the rows and getting the layout for each, there isn’t a way to count the number of each layout used. This can be done a bit easier by getting the actual value stored for the flex field which is an array of the layouts.
$layouts = get_post_meta($post_id, 'flex_field_name');
this will return something like
$layouts = array( 'layout1', 'layout2', 'layout3', 'layout1', 'layout2', 'layout3', 'layout1', 'layout2', 'layout3' );
You can then use array_count_values() to get the number of times each layout appears
$layout_counts = array_count_values($layouts);
this will result in another array that would look something like this
$layout_counts = array( 'layout1' => 3, 'layout2' => 3, 'layout3' => 3 );
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