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MagicDecoder ( theText; theCode )

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Geoff Wells, DataIsland Software LLC

Simple substitution decoder like the Magic decoder ring found in cereal boxes

Sample Input:
vku mlbeo hpxzf ixy rlnhuq xaup vku wtsg qxcd
Sample Output:
the quick brown fox jumbed over the lazy dogs

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This function takes any text string encoded with the MagicEncoder function and decodes it based on the position of letters in the "theCode" string. The example uses theCode "thequickbrownfxjmpdvlazygs ". Note the space at the end of the string. The space can be placed anywhere and will be encoded as the matching letter in the "alpha" string. To work properly both the alpha string and theCode must contain all the letters present in theText. Obviously you must use the same code to decode as you used to encode.

Note that case is not preserved.

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