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Re: Noob evaluation question

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  • Subject: [mg74176] Re: Noob evaluation question
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 04:03:22 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <et54tf$b7m$1@smc.vnet.net>


Hi Rob,

simply fetch the random number before calling Position.

Daniel



heycarnut wrote:

> Hi -

> 

> Helping a buddy out with a small application, and I'm drawing a blank

> on the following.

> 

> Given :

> 

>    Position[{1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9}, _?(# <= Random[Integer, {1,

> 9}] &)]

> 

> How can we make the generated random number 'fixed' for the evaluation

> of Position, instead of a new number getting generated at each element

> of the list (the above is a simplified and contrived example.)

> 

> Thanks

> Rob

> 

> 




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