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Returns soundex string for the given text.

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MBS( "Text.SoundExGerman"; Text )   More

(old name: String.SoundExGerman)


Parameter Description Example
Text The input string. "Müller"


Returns soundex string.


Returns soundex string for the given text.
Similar names like Mayer, Maier, Meyer and Meier return the same SoundEx so you can have searches which match all of those names.
This is the german version while Text.SoundEx was created for english mainly.


SoundEx of Müller:

MBS( "Text.SoundExGerman"; "Müller" )

See also

This function checks for a license.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 18th April 2016

Text.SoundEx - Text.Styles