BIS_fnc_selectRandomWeighted

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Introduced with Arma 2 version 1.00
  

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Introduced in

Game:
Arma 2
Version:
1.00

Description

Description:
Selects a random item from an array, taking into account item weight. Note:
  • The weights don't have to total to 1
  • The length of weights and items arrays may not match, in which case the shortest array is used for length

Syntax

Syntax:
itemsAndWeights call BIS_fnc_selectRandomWeighted
Parameters:
itemsAndWeights: Array - array of items and weights [item, weight, item, weight...]
Return Value:
Anything

Alternative Syntax

Syntax:
[items, weights] call BIS_fnc_selectRandomWeighted
Parameters:
[items, weights]: Array
items: Array - items array of Anything
weights: Array - weights array of Numbers
Return Value:
Anything

Examples

Example 1:
["apples",.3,"pears",.2,"bananas",.4,"diamonds",.1,"unicorns",.00001] call BIS_fnc_selectRandomWeighted;
Example 2:
[["apples","pears","bananas","diamonds"],[0.3,0.2,0.4,0.1]] call BIS_fnc_selectRandomWeighted;

Additional Information

Execution:
call
Multiplayer:
-
See also:
selectRandomWeighted

Notes

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