Documentation/How Tos/Calc: RANDBETWEEN function

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RANDBETWEEN

Returns an integer random number in a specified range.

This function is only available if the Analysis AddIn is installed.

Syntax:

RANDBETWEEN(bottom; top)

Returns an integer random number between integers bottom and top (both inclusive).
This function produces a new random number each time Calc recalculates. To force Calc to recalculate manually press Shift+Ctrl+F9.
To generate a random number which never recalculates, copy a cell containing this function, and use Edit - Paste Special... (with Paste All and Formulas not selected and Numbers selected).
An alternative to this function not requiring the Analysis AddIn would be:
INT(RAND()*(top-bottom+1))+bottom.

Example:

RANDBETWEEN(20; 30)

returns an integer between 20 and 30 (inclusive).



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