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rand

Summary

Returns a random integer.

Usage

rand( [min_val, max_val] )

Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionRequired
min_val integer Lower limit (inclusive). No.
max_val integer Upper limit (inclusive). No.

Returns

Integer.

Description

This operator returns a random integer. The optional parameters "min_val" and "max_val" can be used to control the range from which the random number is picked. If you want a random integer between 3 and 13 (inclusive), use (3, 13) as parameters.

Examples

Example 1

rand()

Returns a random integer.

Example 2

rand( 5 )

Returns a random integer that is greater than 4.

Example 3

rand( 3, 13 )

Returns a random integer that is greater than 2 and less than 14.

Balazs Halasy (16/06/2006 7:48 am)

Balazs Halasy (16/06/2006 8:10 am)


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