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Re: Random Trouble

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  • Subject: [mg39203] Re: Random Trouble
  • From: "Steve Luttrell" <luttrell at>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2003 01:10:32 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <b1idgf$bjs$>
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"Donald Darling" <ddarling at> wrote in message
news:b1idgf$bjs$1 at
> I have a program which uses a random number in several places - the same
> number in a given run of the program. When I implement the program however
> the number changes in every new call to it.  I've tried to overcome this
> using "Which", "Hold", "Verbatim", and others, all to no avail.  Any help
> greatly appreciated.

Use SeedRandom to seed the random number generator in a controlled way.

Steve Luttrell
West Malvern, UK

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