Difference between revisions of "random"
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(Interval inclusivity clarified.) 
(use "round", not "mod") 

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−  Be careful using random numbers in multiplayer, each client will come up with a different result. See multiplayer tutorials for more general information about locality.  +  * Be careful using random numbers in multiplayer, each client will come up with a different result. See multiplayer tutorials for more general information about locality. 
−  The number returned is unlikely to be a whole number  +  * The number returned is unlikely to be a whole number. To return a whole number combine '''random''' and '''[[round]]''' (e.g. x=round(random 5) will return either 0,1,2,3,4 or 5.) 
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Revision as of 19:31, 1 January 2007
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Description
 Description:
 Random real value from 0 (inclusive) to x (not inclusive).
Syntax
Examples
 Example 1:

_rNumber = random 1
Additional Information
 See also:
 See also needed
Notes
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Notes
 Be careful using random numbers in multiplayer, each client will come up with a different result. See multiplayer tutorials for more general information about locality.
 The number returned is unlikely to be a whole number. To return a whole number combine random and round (e.g. x=round(random 5) will return either 0,1,2,3,4 or 5.)