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Levenshtein ( str1 ; str2 ; damerau ; caseSensitive )

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Steve Allen, Richard Carlton Consulting, Inc.

Finds the Levenshtein or Damerau-Levenshtein distance between two strings.

Sample Input:
Levenshtein ( "Steve" ; "stephen" ; False ; True )
Sample Output:

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Finds the Levenshtein or Damerau-Levenshtein distance between two strings, as described at:–Levenshtein_distance

(both pages accessed January 29, 2009 at 4:00 p.m.)

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