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A similar text finder written in Python

Project Description

similar is a Python library used to find the correct spelling from a misspelled text.


>>> from similar import best_match
>>> best_match('rasbery', ['apple', 'raspberry', 'pear'])


The tool works with Python 2 and Python 3. It can be installed with Pip :

pip install similar


You can also use a file object for the wordlist :

from similar import Similar

s = Similar('rasbery', open('wordlist.txt'))

Or a generator :

from similar import Similar

def genwords():
    for line in ['apple', 'raspberry', 'pear']:
        yield line

s = Similar('rasbery', genwords())

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