# Combinations alphabet?

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Hi,

I'am trying to make an HTML programm of all possible combinations in the
Alphabet.
The code exists of 3 letters.
26*26*26 = 17.576 possibilities!
Is there any possibility to have all combinations with a programm? AAA, AAB,
AAC, ....................
Many thanks in advance if somebody could help me out.
Best regards, Michèle

## Re: Combinations alphabet?

and talented Michèle broadcast on alt.html:

Yes, it is possible to do this with programming languages.  HTML is *not* a
programming language.  The ML in HTML stand for "markup language."

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## Re: Combinations alphabet?

...
Suppose you made a simple program (say in Basic) to print out all 17
thousand. What do you want to do with this? Are you exploring possible
worlds?

--
dorayme

## Re: Combinations alphabet?

A very old case exists of a 3 letter code, we can break it open of course,
but than we can't use it anymore.
And no, there is nothing in it, but it is too beautiful to throw it away,
and I see it as a practice for meself.
I've studied Java, but this is more than 15 years ago, of which I forgot a
lot (nearly all ;-).
regards, Michèle

## Re: Combinations alphabet?

I wrote a javascript program to do what you want. Note: In IE it may give
you a warning about the script taking a long time to run. Click on "No" to
let it continue.

Are you REALLY going to print this is and cross off each code as you try
them? It would be easier to x-ray the box to line up the slots. Also, you
could try "safecracker" mothods. I am sure that it is not as secure as
modern safes, and you should be able to feel for at least one of the

Here is the link that generates the combinations:

http://pages.videotron.com/duffym/test.htm

## Re: Combinations alphabet?

On Sat, 4 Apr 2009 14:09:54 +0000 (UTC), Mike Duffy

She want the result, or the program .... not a stuf that shows:
AAA, AAB, AAC,.....ZZY, ZZZ.

:-)

## Re: Combinations alphabet?

Raymond.Schmit@pircarre.be (Raymond Schmit) wrote in

I do not understand your point. What is the "result" she wants? I
understood that she wanted the series AAA, AAB .....

Also, it is javascript, so you can see the program if you use the menu
command:

View / Source

## Re: Combinations alphabet?

On Sat, 4 Apr 2009 19:58:23 +0000 (UTC), Mike Duffy

You are true. I had misunderstood the quest :-)

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wrote:

In that "case", take it to a locksmith. Seriously.
If the combination is changeable by the owner, then begin trying
common 3 letter words.
Since this is a lock, you can eliminate combinations like ?xx or xx?.
where x is any letter.
If you knew who the owner was, try the intitials.

If you try it the hard way, it will take ages going through each
possible combination.

Michèle wrote:

Da Vinci code.

## Re: Combinations alphabet?

Lars Eighner wrote:

Smile, you're on the candid webcamera! You have been trolled when you
replied to a question like that.

Less than 18 possibilities? Really? Combinatorics seem to have changed since
I last had some affair with her.

But you failed to notice the absurdity of referring to "the Alphabet" as
something containing 26 letters by someone whose name contains "è". Where in
the sequence of the letters of "the Alphabet" should we expect to find "è"?

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Thanks!

## Re: Combinations alphabet?

While the city slept,  Michèle feverishly typed:

[...]

The following may be of some interest to you - if you haven't seen it

"Base 26 is a fairly natural way of representing numbers as text using the
26-letter Latin alphabet..."

Cheers,
Nige

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## Re: Combinations alphabet?

wrote:

You should look into this using PHP.
A simple 3 level for/next loop is all you need.

Or you could do it just as easy with BASIC.
Probably fairly easy in javascript.

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wrote:

Is your love affair with Run BASIC over?
--
Martin Jay

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Martin Jay wrote:

He's the only one I know who uses (Run) BASIC to build web sites...

(Pssst ... I'd like to see his nested-three-deep PHP code, wouldn't you?
<g> )

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-bts
-Friends don't let friends drive Windows

## Re: Combinations alphabet?

On Sat, 4 Apr 2009 15:31:46 -0400, "Beauregard T. Shagnasty"

While I personally would not build the entire site using Run Basic, I
would use RB to make certain things easier to handle.

As when Flash first came out, very few people used it. At first, as
intended, for banners and such, then later, as entire websites. Unlike
Flash, Run Basic requires no plugins or client side action.

## Re: Combinations alphabet?

On Sat, 04 Apr 2009 19:58:00 +0100, Martin Jay

Hardly.
I suggested PHP in this case because all that you need to do for the
output PHP can handle just as well.

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wrote:

Javascript is also a possibility ..when php is not available on the
server of the webhosting.

## Re: Combinations alphabet?

Raymond.Schmit@pircarre.be (Raymond Schmit) wrote in

I already posted a javascript implementation earlier.

http://pages.videotron.com/duffym/test.htm