Soundex with Optional Accuracy (Revised)

Category:
Miscellaneous
Type:
Snippets
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Author:
Brian Gillham

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
This soundex routine will return a value that is very handy when the spelling of a string is not exactly known -- the same value as the Oracle Soundex() function.

This revised (11/7/02) function is lot quicker and more efficient than the previous techniques that I have used.

For more information about the Soundex indexing system, see http://www.outfitters.com/genealogy/what-soundex.html

Instructions: Copy the declarations and code below and paste directly into your VB project.

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