Splicing a symbol into separate characters


    May 13 2011 | 9:16 am
    I'm working on a patch for the generation of serial protection codes. I have a nice algorithm that spits out 16 one character digits (1 3 4 2 5 etc) in a list. With [tosymbol] I change it into a single line of code without the spaces.
    The next step would be to turn this line of code back into a list, but how do I extract seperate symbols out of a bigger symbol? To be more exact, how can I get the nth character out of a symbol?

    • May 13 2011 | 9:32 am
      Never mind, worked it out! Combination of [atoi] and subtracting 48 through [zl iter 1]!
    • May 13 2011 | 9:33 am
      The zl object is great for list related stuff.
    • May 13 2011 | 9:38 am
      staxas, [zl] is your friend..
      rob
      edit: too late again :)