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+ | ====== Random Number (Expression Function) ====== | ||

+ | ===== Purpose ===== | ||

+ | The **Random Number** function (RANDOM_NUMBER) generates a random number between the minimum and maximum value. | ||

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+ | {{:rand_number_inital.png?direct&600|}} | ||

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+ | ===== Parameters ===== | ||

+ | The **Random String** function has two required parameter: | ||

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+ | ==== Minimum Value ==== | ||

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+ | Allowed Inputs: [[Field|field]] value or a number | ||

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+ | Either use the use the [[Query Builder]] to choose a field that contains a number to use or type a value to enter a number. | ||

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+ | ==== Maximum Value ==== | ||

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+ | Allowed Inputs: [[Field|field]] value or a number | ||

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+ | Either use the use the [[Query Builder]] to choose a field that contains a number or use type a value to enter a number. | ||

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+ | ===== Output ===== | ||

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+ | The output of the **Random Number** function returns a random number. The chances of two iterations of the **Random Number** function generating the same number more than once is based on the size of the range allowed. A minimum value of 0 and a maximum value of 1 would produce a 1 in 2 chance of getting the same value because there are only 2 possible values. | ||

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+ | === String Length === | ||

+ | If you want a specific number of digits set the minimum and maximum values accordingly. For example if a length of 6 digits is required enter 100000 as min and 999999 as max and the function will always get a 6 digit number. | ||

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+ | ===== Example ===== | ||

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+ | RANDOM_NUMBER(1,100) would result in a random number. Possibly "33". |

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