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Re^3: compare two strings and return only he unique values.

by Not_a_Number (Parson)
on Feb 03, 2013 at 22:40 UTC ( #1016872=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: compare two strings and return only he unique values.
in thread compare two strings and return only he unique values.

Yeah, I know. But the OP said:

I am trying to display unique values from two strings

So is 'A', in your dataset, unique or not?

Depends upon a better spec, I suppose...

Update: smls (below) already pointed this out;

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Re^4: compare two strings and return only he unique values.
by Kenosis (Priest) on Feb 03, 2013 at 23:34 UTC

    Your solution is elegant and works beautifully with "ABCDE", "BCDEO" -- the OP's two initial strings. But the OP later included "ABCDE", "BBBBB" as options, clearly indicating the possibility of character reptition. Quite agree that a clearer spec would help...

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