PROBLEM: A useful computer utility is to report the differences bet...

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PROBLEM: A useful computer utility is to report the differences between two files. In this program, you will compare two strings to find common substrings.
The following algorithm will be used: Consider each character in turn in the first string. If it appears in the second string, add it to a resulting common string and delete all characters in the second string up to and including that character.
For example, the common string from abcddef to vdfaddwf is addf. The common string from vdfaddwf to abcddef is df.
INPUT: 5 lines of data. Each line will contain two strings, A and B. The strings will contain letters only and the strings will be separated by a single blank. Each string will have fewer than 64 characters.
OUTPUT: For each line, find the common string from A to B and from B to A going from left to right.
Then repeat the process going from right to left. This will produce 4 common strings. Print in alphabetical order all of the different letters that are contained in all 4 common strings. If there are none that are common to all 4 strings, print “NONE”.
SAMPLE INPUT http://www.datafiles.acsl.org/2019/contest2/int-sample-input.txt
abcddef vdfaddwf
friends afraid
delicious indiginous
shalom saaalaaam
happy shipshape
SAMPLE OUTPUT
1. df
2. dfir
3. iosu
4. ams
5. hp

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import java.util.*;

public class Diff{

public static void main(String args[]){

Scanner scanner = new Scanner(System.in);

for(int i = 0; i < 1; ++i){
String input = scanner.nextLine();
String[] words = input.split(" ");

String common1 = getCommonString(words[0], words[1]);
String common2 = getCommonString(words[1], words[0]);
String common3 = getCommonString(reverse(words[0]), reverse(words[1]));
String common4 = getCommonString(reverse(words[1]), reverse(words[0]))...

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