Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 23:03:37 +0100
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From: Real SAS User <sasuser@GUILDENSTERN.DYNDNS.ORG>
Subject: Re: Command to match based on "close"
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on Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 05:39:21PM -0400, jsl (nospam@NOSPAM.COM) wrote:
> Is there a SAS command/fuction that will allow one to compare to variables
> based on how close the characters match up. For example, say I have
> Var in file 1: W H Hambrecht
> Var in file 2: Hambrecht W H
> I like to be able to specify that these records match up by saying, for
> example, that 90% or so of the characters are the same, albeit in a
> different order.
> Any commands to allow for this?
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