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insert space character between every two character in a string

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Hello,

 

I am trying to put a space between every two characters in an input string.  I only got the VI to work after the first 2 characters.  Can you help me get the space after every two (2) characters?

 

Thanks,

hiNi

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Your input looks suspiciously like a hexadecimal number. Are you sure you need to be passing around strings instead of numbers?

If you really do need to work with strings, why not keep it as strings instead of converting down to bytes?

 

 

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Maybe this:

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I was thinking more like this

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string_space.png

There's an extra space at the end which can easily be deleted.

 

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Easyer with string functions.

 

space 2 char.png

 

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AddStringSpaces.png

 

Using \V (not vertical whitespace) adds the spaces line by line and ignores the linefeeds.

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You can get a little more performance (>10x?) if you don't use build array in a loop and avoid regex

 

Insert spaces_BD.png

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@igagne wrote:

You can get a little more performance (>10x?) if you don't use build array in a loop and avoid regex

 

Insert spaces_BD.png


You will need to pad an extra space at the end of the original string is its lenght is odd.

 

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@ben64 wrote:

@igagne wrote:

You can get a little more performance (>10x?) if you don't use build array in a loop and avoid regex

 

Insert spaces_BD.png


You will need to pad an extra space at the end of the original string is its lenght is odd.

 

Ben64


Depends on what's in the requirements doc Smiley Wink

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Just to break the monotony, here's yet another possibility.... 😄

 

 

 

(of course tweaks might be needed if the number of input characters is not even or if the last space is unwanted, for example)

 

 

 


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