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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.  
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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.  
The number returned is unlikely to be a whole number (e.g. 1, 4, 76, etc.). To return a whole number combine '''random''' and [[mod]].
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* 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

Introduced with Operation Flashpoint version 1.00
  

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Introduced in

Game:
Operation Flashpoint
Version:
1.00

Description

Description:
Random real value from 0 (inclusive) to x (not inclusive).

Syntax

Syntax:
random x
Parameters:
x: Number
Return Value:
Number

Examples

Example 1:
_rNumber = random 1

Additional Information

Multiplayer:
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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.)

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