jGetMask ( string )
Will return the 'mask' of a string
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Will return the 'mask' of the string sent to it. The mask will contain:
'S' for a Space ' '
'9' for any number
'A' for any character (upper or lower case)
'P' for any character other than detailed above
Used to assist in resolving badly formed UK postcodes
WC1A 1AZ -> AA9AS9AA
S8 SEW -> A9SAAA
Y011 OSN -> A9AASAAA
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