fromsymbol Reference

Convert a symbol into numbers/messages

fromsymbol

Description

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

Examples

Arguments

None.

Attributes

separator [symbol] (default: nothing)

Define the separator character or symbol to be used when converting the symbol to a message. The default separator is a space.

Common Box Attributes

Messages

bang

The word bang sent as a part of a symbol will be converted to a message. The message bang will simply pass through to the output.

int

Arguments

value [int]
Any integer will simply pass through to the output.

float

Arguments

value [float]
Any float will simply pass through to the output.

anything

Arguments

any symbol [list]
Any symbol will be converted to numbers/messages.

Output

messages, lists, or numbers

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

See Also

Name Description
regexp
sprintf
tosymbol
zl
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