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How can I get random record

How can I get random record

How can I get random record

I'm trying to create a random sampling recordset, is there a function in WebFocus that will allow me to do that.
Thanks in advance,

RE: How can I get random record

There are TWO random number generators, depending on whether you want normal distribution (bell shaped) or uniform distribution. The normal distribution routine is called RDNORM; the uniform distribution routine is called RDUNIF. Both have only a double precision (D format) argument.

RDNORM typically returns a random number between 3 and -3, as the number of 'standard deviations' from the mean.

RDUNIF returns a random number between 0 and 1.

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