Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Soundex ( myfield )

Soundex with improvements for german

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A Soundex Custom function to find similar sounding content in your database. I made some adaptions to improve searches in german and italian language - works for english as well.

Soundex-Code, um nach ähnlich klingenden Wörtern zu suchen, deren Schreibweise nicht bekannt ist. "filip" findet z.B. "Philipp", "meier" findet "Meyer", "Maier" oder "Meier". Optimiert für Deutsch, geht aber auch für englischen Inhalt.



ursus   ursus, home
Mar 29, 2018
This conversion is in error. Soundex always starts with 1 letter followed by 3 numbers.

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