The RND function allows the generation of random numbers by a program. It takes the general form:
expression should evaluate to a numeric integer value or a runtime error will occur. The absolute value of expression is used by the function. The highest number expression can be on Windows is PWR(2,15) - 1. The highest number on UNIX is PWR(2,31) - 1.
The function will return a random integer number between 0 and the value of expression-1.
An example of use is as:
FOR I=1 TO 20 CRT RND (100):", ": NEXT I
to print 20 random numbers in the inclusive range 0 to 99.
See also: ABS.
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