Partitioned Enclose

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Partitioned Enclose () is a dyadic function which splits its right argument into differently sized pieces as determined by the left argument.

In the simplest case, and on a vector right argument, the corresponding element in the left argument indicates where divisions begin:

      1 0 1 0 0 0 0'HiEarth'
Works in: Dyalog APL

Almost all dialects restrict the left argument to provide only this functionality. However, the left argument can be interpreted as a count of how many partitions begin with a particular position:

      2 0 3 0 0 0 0'HiEarth'

Additional trailing empty divisions are thus created by adding an additional division count corresponding to the position beyond the end of the right argument:

      1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1'HiEarth'

This interpretation allows a simple definition of a split-into-lengths function:

Try it online!

      Split{  ¯1 +\ ¯11,}
      3 3 4 Split 'HowAreYou?'

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