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Combine(decimal;ObjList)

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Erich Schmidt, N.N.
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Get a substring under mask

Sample Input:
Combine(35;"ABCDEF")
Combine(2^3+2^2;"76543210")
Sample Output:
AEF
32


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Description:

The function returns a substring of "ObjList". The binary form of "decimal" is considered as a mask that overlies the string "ObjList".
A character of "Obj List" is selected, if the coresponding character in the mask is 1.

The function call

CustomList ( 1 ; 2^4-1 ; "Combine ( [n] ; \"ABCD\" ) " ) returns a list with all subsets of "ABCD":

D
C
CD
B
BD
BC
BCD
A
AD
AC
ACD
AB
ABD
ABC
ABCD

For TEXT="TELEPHONE" returns

Let ( [ $N= Length ( TEXT ) ]; CustomList ( 1 ; $N ; "Combine ( 2^$N - 2^($N-[n]) ; TEXT )" ) ) ;

the list

T
TE
TEL
TELE
TELEP
TELEPH
TELEPHO
TELEPHON
TELEPHONE

For TEXT="AaBbCcDdEeFfGg" with

Let( [ $MyList= CustomList ( 1 ; Div ( Length ( TEXT ) ; 2 ) ; "2^(2*[n]-1)" ); S= Evaluate ( Substitute ( $MyList ; ΒΆ ; "+" ) ) ]; Combine ( S ; TEXT ));

you get "ABCDEFG"

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