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convert string to array

Terminal - convert string to array
s="124890";for i in $(seq 0 1 $((${#s}-1))); do arr[$i]=${s:$i:1}; done
2009-09-29 07:38:43
User: sharfah
Functions: seq
0
convert string to array

Alternatives

There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
s=124890; array=($(echo $s | sed 's/./& /g')); echo ${array[@]}; echo ${!array[@]}
2009-09-29 12:30:04
User: tatsu
Functions: echo sed
0

Convert string to array using echo and sed =)

Know a better way?

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What others think

Easier is:

s=124890;arr=($(grep -o . <<< $s))

or

s=124890;arr=($(echo $s |grep -o . ))
Comment by Escher 375 weeks and 2 days ago

Dear !#@$

Just use a string processing language if you ever get to this point. Perl. Python even.

Escher++ for the cleaner methods though.

Comment by linuxrawkstar 375 weeks and 2 days ago

Your point of view

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