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$$EN^XUA4A71(): Convert String to Soundex

Reference Type: Supported, Category: Miscellaneous, Integration Agreement: 3178


This extrinsic function converts a string into a numeric representation of the string, using soundex methods. Soundex represents the phonetic properties of a string; its chief feature is that it assigns similar strings the same soundex representation.



Input Parameters


(required) String to convert into soundex form.



Returns the soundex version of the string.


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