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Re: Random Number

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  • Damien Carbery
    ... It seems like you didn t read (didn t bother maybe??) about the srand and rand perl functions that Jeff mentioned in post 16022
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 1, 2003
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      --- In perl-beginner@yahoogroups.com, "snipa_hawk" <snipa_hawk@y...>
      wrote:
      > In C++ to set a variable to a rand number you use <variable>=rand %
      > (number of highest). Is there a similar command in Perl. Thanks.

      It seems like you didn't read (didn't bother maybe??) about the srand
      and rand perl functions that Jeff mentioned in post 16022
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/perl-beginner/message/16022

      Here's a link to info on rand so you don't even have to type anything:
      http://www.perldoc.com/perl5.8.0/pod/func/rand.html

      It has an example of getting a random integer betweeen 0 and 9:
      int(rand(10))
      Simply add 1 to get numbers between 1 and 10.
      Drop the 'int' if you want fractional numbers.
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