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Print a Tabula Recta!

Vim, 25 23 bytes :h<_↵jjYZZP25@='Ypx$p'↵ Where is the Return key. ...
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Diagonal Alphabet

Charcoal, 2 bytes ↘β Try it online! How? β - the lowercase alphabet ↘ - direction Exactly the kind of challenge for ...
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Print/Output the L-phabet

Excel, 19,604 bytes =CHAR(64+MAX(COLUMN(),ROW())) Paste this formula in A1, then drag all over ...
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Create an Alphabet Song

Bash (+coreutils), 81, 87, 82, 78 bytes Uses the man page for X, as the source of words. Golfed ...
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Print/Output the L-phabet

Vim, 43 bytes :h<_↵jjYZZPqqlmaYp`ajyl:norm v0r♥"↵`ajq25@q Here represents Return (...
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Alphabet triangle

Vim, 37 bytes :h<_↵↵↵YZZPP$xqqxYpGP√2G$A♥-€k$q24@qJ Legend ↵ = Return √ = Ctrl+V ♥ = Ctrl+R € = Escape
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Print an alphabet wave

C, 60 bytes main(i){for(;i<703;)putchar(i++%27?65+(i/27+i%27%2)%26:10);}
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Type the Alphabet - as fast as you can!

HTML (JavaScript (ES6)), 129 126 117 bytes ...
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Type the Alphabet - as fast as you can!

6502 machine code (C64 PAL), 189 165 bytes ...
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Create an Alphabet Song

Python 2, 88 77 bytes -11 bytes thanks to xnor (avoid the zip by traversing the string and counting c up from 65) ...
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Print a Tabula Recta!

05AB1E, 6 5 bytes Thanks to Downgoat for saving 1 byte. Code: ADv=À Explanation: ...
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Pointlessly make your way down the alphabet

Dyalog APL Extended, 4 bytes ⌽∘⍳¨ Try it online! ...
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Create an Alphabet Song

Bash, 78, 69 bytes Aardvarks, Babushkas and Kamikazes ! Golfed sed -nr '/^[a-z]{9}$/s/(.)/\u\1 is for &/p'</u*/*/*/words|sort -uk1,1 EDITS Got rid of grep, ...
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NATO phonetic spelling can take long

SageMath, 260 255 253 247 246 241 236 234 233 231 bytes ...
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Print a Tabula Recta!

Python 2, 59 57 53 bytes a=range(65,91)*27 a[::-27]=[10]*26 print bytearray(a) Thanks to @xsot for -4 bytes!
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Alphabet triangle

Logo, 232 207 196 190 bytes Did somebody say triangles? Get out your compass and protractor, and let's do this the graphical way. The geometry uses an equilateral triangle to align the results. I ...
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Alphabet Diamond

Vim, 62, 60 keystrokes :se ri|h<_<cr>jjYZZPqqx$pYpq26@qdjyH:g/^/m0<cr>VP:%norm DPA<C-v><C-r>"<C-v><esc>x<cr> ...
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Print/Output the L-phabet

Jelly, 6 bytes ØA»'j⁷ Try it here. If only I hadn’t been lazy yesterday and implemented that one-byte alternative to j⁷ (join ...
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A very long Terza Rima

JavaScript (ES6), 51 50 49 bytes Saved 1 byte thanks to @l4m2 f=(n=45358)=>n%63?f(n-1333)+n.toString(36)+' ':'' Try it online! How? We start with n = 45358 (yzy ...
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Encode the alphabet cipher

05AB1E, 11 6 bytes Code: Ç4+€¦J Explanation: First, we convert the string to their ASCII values. codegolf would become: <...
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Make an alphabet searchlight!

R, 67 55 bytes for(i in 26:1)cat(rep(" ",i-1),LETTERS[i:1]," ",sep="") Try it online!
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Make some Alphabet Rain

6502 machine code (C64), 113 bytes ...
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Alphabet Staircase

Python 2, 36 bytes i=1 exec'print chr(i+96)*i;i+=1;'*26 Try it online!
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Print the Russian Cyrillic alphabet

Рапира (Rapira), 172 142 bytes ВЫВОД: "АаБбВвГгДдЕеЁёЖжЗзИиЙйКкЛлМмНнОоПпСсТтУуФфХхЦцЧчШшЩщЪъЫыЬьЭэЮюЯя" Try it online! Just for fun, given the challenge....
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Print a Tabula Recta!

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Diagonal Alphabet

C, 45 bytes f(i){for(i=0;++i<27;)printf("%*c\n",i,i+96);} Thanks to @Dennis for saving 5 bytes!
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Enumerate a Cell Notation

Microsoft Excel, 43 Bytes. =COLUMN(INDIRECT(A1))&" "&ROW(INDIRECT(A1)) I couldn't help myself, I just had to use the right tool for the job. ...
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Make an alphabet searchlight!

05AB1E, 7 bytes Code: ₂žp.s1Λ Uses the 05AB1E encoding. Try it online! Explanation ...
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Print/Output the L-phabet

Dyalog APL, 11 bytes ⎕A[∘.⌈⍨⍳26] A[...] pick elements from the uppercase alphabet ...
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Alphabet triangle

Haskell, 58 bytes f x=init x++reverse x t=unlines$f[f['A'..c]|c<-['A'..'Z']] Defines a function t that returns the output ...
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