Questions tagged [alphabet]

For challenges involving the usage and manipulation of the alphabet.

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Guide the Alphabet

Guide the Alphabet Given an array of directions, where the directions are defined as follows: NW N NE W . E SW S SE Or as indexes (you may use these ...
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Build an Alphabet Pyramid

Today we're going to build a pyramid out of letters! Here's an example letter pyramid for the first 5 letters: Write the first 5 letters with a space between, first ascending and then descending. <...
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Encode the backwards alphabet cipher

Given a string of text that contains lowercase letters, encode it as follows: (I will be using abcdef) First, encode the alphabet cipher, but this time, 0-indexed. ...
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Encode the alphabet cipher

Given a string that contains only lowercase letters, encode that string with the alphabet cipher. To encode with the alphabet cipher (I will be using the example ...
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Alphabet wings!

Your task is to print this exact text: ...
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Draw an alphabet party hat

Your task is to print this exact text: ...
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Alphabet Pattern Matching

We've had a lot of alphabet challenges. For this challenge, you are passed the output of an alphabet challenge, and you need to output the pattern scaled to size N....
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Alphabet Diamond

You've seen the amazing alphabet triangle, the revenge of the alphabet triangle and now it's time for the revenge of the revenge of the alphabet triangle! Introducing... THE ALPHABET DIAMOND! Your ...
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Print the Greek alphabet!

Fairly obviously, you have to print the Greek alphabet. But I thought I'd make it slightly more interesting, so there's a twist: when your program is ran with an argument (anything), it should output ...
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The Alphabet Chromosome

Introduction Alphabet challenges are in our DNA, so let's show it. Challenge Print the following the text exactly: ...
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Alphabet to Number and Number to Alphabet

Challenge In this challenge you have to take a number as input and output the corresponding letter of the alphabet, and vice versa. (1 <=> A, 2 <=> B) etc. ...
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Alphabet Spiral

You are to write a program or function that outputs this exact text: OPQRSTU NQPONMV MREDCLW LSFABKX KTGHIJY JUVWXYZA IHGFEDCB May also be lowercase and trailing ...
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Print an alphabet wave

You are to print this exact text: ...
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Alphabet triangle

You are to print this exact text: ...
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Print/Output the L-phabet

Inspired by George Gibson's Print a Tabula Recta. You are to print/output this exact text: ...
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Print a Tabula Recta!

Print a Tabula Recta! The Tabula Recta (sometimes called a 'Vigenere Table'), was created by Johannes Trithemius, and has been used in several ciphers, including all variants of Bellaso's Vigenere ...
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Output the alphabet, the ALPHABET, or just a character

The challenge is simple: Write a function or program that takes an input x, and outputs the lower case alphabet if x is part of ...
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Generate alphabet with 4 copies of each letter

Note that this is not the same as Print the alphabet four times. This task is to write a program to generate four copies of each letter of the English alphabet, one letter per line, on standard ...
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Print the alphabet without using each vowel

Inspiration: in 1939, a man named Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel called Gadsby without using the letter 'e'. Your task is to write a set of (up to 5) programs in any language (which has a text-...
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Print the alphabet four times

The program must print the alphabet four times: first in the normal alphabetical order, second in the order of a qwerty keyboard, third in the order of a dvorak keyboard, and lastly in reverse ...