The CompareFuzzy() function compares two texts and returns a number between 0 and 1 (inclusive) that indicates the similarity between the two texts.

Syntax

CompareFuzzy(text1, text2)

Returns

A number that indicates the similarity of text1 and text2, where a number close to 1 means very similar and a number close to 0 means very different.

Parameters

  • text1 the first text to compare.
  • text2 the second text to compare.

Note: this function is not case-sensitive and ignores diacritics (accents).

Examples

CompareFuzzy("new york", "New York")
/* returns 1, the comparison is not case sensitive */

CompareFuzzy("Geneva", "Genèva")
/* returns 1, the comparison ignores diacritics */

CompareFuzzy("are you good?", "are you god?")
/* returns 0.9166666667 */

CompareFuzzy("evaluate", "salute")
/* returns 0.3333333333 */

CompareFuzzy("", "")
/* returns 1, empty texts are completely similar */

CompareFuzzy("a", "b")
/* returns 0, there is no similarity

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