# Abc & Mod Identifiers

### By Sonny on Nov 08, 2011

The \$abc identifier will just return the corresponding position or letter of the English alphabet.
Example: \$abc(g) ;returns 7 \$abc(24) ;returns x \$abc(0) ;returns 26 (total letters in alphabet)

The \$mod identifier is a simple version of the modulus (%) operator found in many programming and scripting languages. For those not familiar with the modulus operator, it merely takes 2 numbers, divides them and returns the remainder. It's pretty convenient on occasion.
Example: \$mod(10,2) ;returns 0 \$mod(37,7) ;returns 2

Two simple identifiers. If you have any problems, leave a comment and I'll fix/update with what I can.

``````abc {
var %abc a.b.c.d.e.f.g.h.i.j.k.l.m.n.o.p.q.r.s.t.u.v.w.x.y.z r
return \$iif(\$1 isalpha,\$findtok(%abc,\$1,46),\$iif(\$1 isnum,\$gettok(%abc,\$iif(\$1 == 0,0,\$1),46))))
}
mod { var %a = \$1, %b = \$2, %x = \$int(\$calc(%a / %b)), %y = \$calc(%x * %b), %z = \$calc(%a - %y) | return %z }
``````

jaytea   -  Nov 09, 2011

Sonny, mIRC actually supports the modulo operator but yours is slightly better in certain cases since it inadvertently obeys the traditional mathematical definition of modulo (0 <= (a % b) < b, for positive b). \$mod(-7, 3) = 2 (correct) but \$calc(-7 % 3) = -1.

jaytea   -  Nov 09, 2011
``````abc return \$calc(\$asc(\$lower(\$1)) - 96)
``````

or:

``````abc return \$and(\$asc(\$1), 31)
``````

:p

Savage_CL   -  Nov 09, 2011
``````abc return \$calc(\$asc(\$lower(\$1)) - 96)
``````

just another way :)

SReject   -  Nov 09, 2011

It doesn't return the full alphabet, but it does return \$abc(Letter) as the letter's position and \$abc(N) as the Nth number in the alpha bet

``````abc return \$ [ \$+ [ \$Iif(\$1 isalpha,pos,mid) ] \$+ ] (abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz,\$1,1)
``````
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