[PD] Pulling letters out of words

Ti Bo tim at timesup.org
Mon Aug 15 16:14:15 CEST 2005

I made a very small external to do this, I have included the source 
I haven't tried to recompile this, but it worked well on a linux
box when I did it (a few years ago). Note that as it creates new symbols
each time around, it will apparently overflow something if used for a 
But it works for a while.

I have attached a text patch below too.

I hope it's useful to someone....


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On Aug 15, 2005, at 7:29 AM, Daniel Wilken wrote:

> Hello again.
> I'm looking for a way to treat the individual letters of a text file as
> symbols. I'm guessing I'll need to manipulate the files ahead of time 
> to
> separate the words into letter so I can end up with a list to treat 
> with
> [packel], but I'm curious if there's not a character level indexing 
> tool
> within PD.
> In other words. My files will be plain text. And I want to avoid 
> having to:
> I n   o t h e r   w o r d s .
> You get the picture.
> Is this possible within PD?

> Thanks again,
> -Dan
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