String

Purpose

Provides various commands to manipulate characters and strings.

Usage

Provides useful commands for manipulating characters and strings.

Commands

chr <number>
Returns the unicode character associated with codepoint <number>
decode <encoding> <text>
Returns an un-encoded form of the given text; the valid encodings are available in the documentation of the Python codecs module: <http://docs.python.org/library/codecs.html#standard-encodings>.
encode <encoding> <text>
Returns an encoded form of the given text; the valid encodings are available in the documentation of the Python codecs module: <http://docs.python.org/library/codecs.html#standard-encodings>.
len <text>
Returns the length of <text>.
levenshtein <string1> <string2>
Returns the levenshtein distance (also known as the “edit distance” between <string1> and <string2>)
md5 <text>
Returns the md5 hash of a given string.
ord <letter>
Returns the unicode codepoint of <letter>.
re <regexp> <text>
If <regexp> is of the form m/regexp/flags, returns the portion of <text> that matches the regexp. If <regexp> is of the form s/regexp/replacement/flags, returns the result of applying such a regexp to <text>.
sha <text>
Returns the SHA1 hash of a given string.
soundex <string> [<length>]
Returns the Soundex hash to a given length. The length defaults to 4, since that’s the standard length for a soundex hash. For unlimited length, use 0. Maximum length 1024.
unicodename <character>
Returns the name of the given unicode <character>.
unicodesearch <name>
Searches for a unicode character from its <name>.
xor <password> <text>
Returns <text> XOR-encrypted with <password>.

Configuration

supybot.plugins.String.public

This config variable defaults to “True”, is not network-specific, and is not channel-specific.

Determines whether this plugin is publicly visible.