Rand – PB Docs 126

Rand DataWindow expression function

Description

Obtains a random whole number between 1 and a specified upper
limit.

Syntax

Argument

Description

n

The upper limit of the range of random
numbers you want returned. The lower limit is always 1. The upper
limit cannot exceed 32,767.

Return Values

A numeric datatype, the datatype of n.
Returns a random whole number between 1 and n.

Usage

The sequence of numbers generated by repeated calls to the Rand function
is a computer-generated pseudorandom sequence.

You can control whether the sequence is different each time
your application runs by calling the PowerScript Randomize function
to initialize the random number generator.

Examples

This expression returns a random whole number between
1 and 10:

See Also

  • Rand in the PowerScript
    Reference

  • Randomize in the PowerScript Reference


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