Weighted Random Number
irog at mac.com
Sun Mar 3 20:14:17 CST 2013
Thanks, Scott. I'm not sure I follow what you're saying, so let me expand on what I'm trying to do: I want a number (25 to 200) of objects randomly positioned on the stack/window but favoring the center of the stack/window. Would your described method do this for me? Sorry for being slow...
On Mar 3, 2013, at 7:03 PM, Scott Rossi <scott at tactilemedia.com> wrote:
> There may be a better mathematical method, but I suppose I would start
> with the loc of the screen and add some small random offsets to the loc.
> Then at random times when the loc is calculated, I would add some major
> offsets to the center loc. In this way, the center loc is always favored.
> Of course, I don't know how you're going about the calcs, so this may not
> work for your situation.
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, UX Design
> On 3/3/13 5:46 PM, "Roger Guay" <irog at mac.com> wrote:
>> I suspect this is easy, but I'm not coming up with anything. Can anyone
>> tell me how to get weighted random numbers in LC? Say I want to position
>> something on the screen randomly but favor the center of the screen. Any
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