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MathUtilEditDistance Method (String, String, MathUtilEditDistanceOptions)

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Gets the Levenshtein or Damerau-Levenshtein edit distance between two strings.

Namespace:  Telogis.GeoBase
Assembly:  geobase.net (in geobase.net.dll) Version: 4.98.0.0
Syntax
public static int EditDistance(
	string stringA,
	string stringB,
	MathUtilEditDistanceOptions options
)

Parameters

stringA
Type: SystemString
The first string to compare.
stringB
Type: SystemString
The second string to compare.
options
Type: Telogis.GeoBaseMathUtilEditDistanceOptions
Options controlling how the edit distance is calculated.

Return Value

Type: Int32
The Levenshtein or Damerau-Levenshtein edit distance. Returns -1 if one of the options is violated (for example, differing first characters when using EditDistanceOptions.RequireFirstCharacterMatch), or if either of the input strings is empty.
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