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A library to suggest similar strings.

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Howabout is a Python library to suggest similar strings. Use it in a command-line project or anywhere where simple misspellings occur.

from howabout import best_match

choices = ['sat', 'sot']

# returns 'sat', since
#   'sat' -> 'sate'
#   'sot' -> 'sat' -> 'sate'
best_match('sate', choices)

Examples can be found under examples/.

Argparse

Python’s argparse library is not supported out of the box as it cannot be extended or patched.

Installation

Install with pip:

$ pip install howabout

Testing

Use tox to run the tests.

$ virtualenv --no-site-packages .python && source .python/bin/activate
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
$ tox

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