[PD] symbol2list leading zero
rolfmeesters at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 11:46:24 CET 2011
On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 7:28 PM, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at at.or.at>wrote:
> As long as its a float, it'll be converted to the simplest form. So 0
> is the simplest form of 00. The same would happen with 0.0000. So if
> you need 00 in a symbol, you'll need generate it by some other method
> first, like sending the list [0 0( to [list2symbol].
understand i well then, that parsing an unknown text the character '0' runs
the risk of disappearing when it's in a 'wrong' position.
and in Pd i will never know when this has happened.
> If you are using this for MAC addresses or other similar numbers, they
> usually consider 0 and 00 the same thing.
in WindowsXP register all the characters are needed in one string.
On Wednesday, November 02, 2011 6:06 PM, "rolf meesters"
> <rolfmeesters at gmail.com> wrote:
> > hi,
> > i'm using
> > [symbol2list -]
> > |
> > | [symbol(
> > | |
> > |
> > [list2symbol]
> > on something like 00-ab-87-02.
> > the result becomes 0ab872.
> > so, i'm losing the leading zero's.
> > in other words the symbol '00' is handled like a number,
> > probably any symbol that looks like a number is immediately treated like
> > that.
> > which, in the case above is unexpected (at least for me).
> > would it then be necessary, working with texts, always to check if one's
> > not accidentally losing zero's?
> > rolf
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