Random #'s

James Hurley jhurley at infostations.com
Thu Jan 27 20:02:00 EST 2005

>Message: 17
>Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 15:21:09 -0700
>From: Dar Scott <dsc at swcp.com>
>Subject: Re: Random #'s
>To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
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>On Jan 27, 2005, at 2:31 AM, D.Rothe wrote:
>>  How can I include only unique numbers?
>Here is an interesting variation:
>on mouseUp
>    put rlist()
>end mouseUp
>function rlist
>    put "1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10" into x
>    sort items of x by random(10000)
>    return item 1 to 6 of x
>end rlist

I confess, I never understood this.

And I can't imagine how Dwayne will choose among the multitude of 
solutions proposed. Maybe:

put "all solutions" into x
sort items of "all ten solutions" by random(10000)
return item 1 of x


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