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Introduced with Operation Flashpoint version 1.001.00
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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

See also:
See also needed
Groups:
Uncategorised

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 (e.g. 1, 4, 76, etc.). To return a whole number combine random and mod.

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