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QuickList.BestMatch

Looks for best match of a text in a list of texts.

Component: List
Version: 5.0
Mac OS X: Yes
Windows: Yes
Server: Yes
FileMaker Cloud: Yes

MBS( "QuickList.BestMatch"; ListRef; SearchText )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
ListRef The reference to the list returned from QuickList.New function. $List
SearchText The text to search. "Hello"

Result

Returns best match, empty or error.

Description

Looks for best match of a text in a list of texts.
If not found, returns empty result, so FileMaker function isEmpty() will tell you if it's empty (instead of just having no text).
Uses internally the Text.LevenshteinDistance function to compare all items and look for best match.

See also


QuickList.And   -   QuickList.Clear

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