fromsymbol

Transform a symbol into individual numbers/messages

Description

fromsymbol will take the individual characters in a symbol and convert them from a symbol back to numbers/messages.

Arguments

None.

Messages

bang The word bang sent as a symbol will be converted to a message. The message bang will simply pass through to the output.
int int value [int]
Any int will simply pass through to the output.
float float value [float]
Any float will simply pass through to the output.
anything any symbol [list]
Any symbol will be converted to numbers/messages.

Attributes

Name Type g/s Description
separator symbol
def.:nothing
The separator character or symbol to be used when converting the symbol to a message. The default separator is a space.

Information for box attributes common to all objects

Output

messages lists or numbers: A list of numbers or messages which correspond to parsed contents of the original symbol.

Examples

See Also

Name Description
regexp Use PERL-style regular expressions to process input
sprintf Format a message of words and numbers
tosymbol Convert messages, numbers, or lists to a single symbol
zl Multi-purpose list processing
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