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1.36.5 Collection: converting

asArray
Answer an Array containing all the elements in the receiver


asBag
Answer a Bag containing all the elements in the receiver


asByteArray
Answer a ByteArray containing all the elements in the receiver


asOrderedCollection
Answer an OrderedCollection containing all the elements in the receiver

order

asRunArray
Answer the receiver converted to a RunArray. If the receiver is not ordered the order of the elements in the RunArray might not be the #do: order.


asSet
Answer a Set containing all the elements in the receiver with no duplicates


asSortedCollection
Answer a SortedCollection containing all the elements in the receiver with the default sort block - [ :a :b | a <= b ]


asSortedCollection: aBlock
Answer a SortedCollection whose elements are the elements of the receiver, sorted according to the sort block aBlock


asString
Answer a String containing all the elements in the receiver


asUnicodeString
Answer a UnicodeString containing all the elements in the receiver