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"djmasala.com" <potatoesblueyonder.co.uk> wrote in message news:svM0b.5868$Gb3.5213news-binary.blueyonder.co.uk... > Hi, > The following Lingo would generate random numbers from 1 to 9 and > display it in a field: - > > global random1 > > on mouseUp me > set random1 to random(9) > put random1 into field "field1" > end > > ...but how would I generate 2 digit random numbers i.e., from 10 to 99? How > about 3, 4, or 5 digit random numbers? > > Thanks in advance! > > -- > [url]www.djmasala.com[/url] > > that should read: - set random1 = random(9) ;)...

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    Default Re: Random Numbers - Please help!


    "djmasala.com" <potatoesblueyonder.co.uk> wrote in message
    news:svM0b.5868$Gb3.5213news-binary.blueyonder.co.uk...
    > Hi,
    > The following Lingo would generate random numbers from 1 to 9 and
    > display it in a field: -
    >
    > global random1
    >
    > on mouseUp me
    > set random1 to random(9)
    > put random1 into field "field1"
    > end
    >
    > ...but how would I generate 2 digit random numbers i.e., from 10 to 99?
    How
    > about 3, 4, or 5 digit random numbers?
    >
    > Thanks in advance!
    >
    > --
    > [url]www.djmasala.com[/url]
    >
    >
    that should read: -
    set random1 = random(9)

    ;)


    djmasala.com Guest

  2. #2

    Default Re: Random Numbers - Please help!

    its ok, I figured it out. Simple really: -

    set random1 = random(10,99)

    :D


    "djmasala.com" <potatoesblueyonder.co.uk> wrote in message
    news:uIS0b.55$rb1.48news-binary.blueyonder.co.uk...
    >
    > "djmasala.com" <potatoesblueyonder.co.uk> wrote in message
    > news:svM0b.5868$Gb3.5213news-binary.blueyonder.co.uk...
    > > Hi,
    > > The following Lingo would generate random numbers from 1 to 9 and
    > > display it in a field: -
    > >
    > > global random1
    > >
    > > on mouseUp me
    > > set random1 to random(9)
    > > put random1 into field "field1"
    > > end
    > >
    > > ...but how would I generate 2 digit random numbers i.e., from 10 to 99?
    > How
    > > about 3, 4, or 5 digit random numbers?
    > >
    > > Thanks in advance!
    > >
    > > --
    > > [url]www.djmasala.com[/url]
    > >
    > >
    >
    > that should read: -
    > set random1 = random(9)
    >
    > ;)
    >
    >

    djmasala.com Guest

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