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Feb 15 2010 | 9:08 pm

Hi All,

Does anyone know of an object for or method of randomly choosing from floats within a list?


Feb 15 2010 | 9:48 pm

Have a look at ZL scramble

Feb 15 2010 | 9:51 pm

Or something like this?

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Feb 15 2010 | 10:29 pm

Brilliant, Thank you.

Both are great approaches.

Feb 16 2010 | 2:22 am

@7nches – just curious, what’s the point of the [t l l] object joined to the list/message outlet? doesn’t the max order of execution output in the same order as the trigger, making it superfluous? is there something i’m missing?

Feb 16 2010 | 3:14 am

@tdaeik, you’re right, it’s totally useless in this case. I couldn’t tell you why I put it there if I wanted. I did this pretty fast, without thinking too much about optimization.

Feb 16 2010 | 3:21 am

cool. was just wondering,,

Feb 16 2010 | 9:42 am

I’d consider it good style. It improves readability, avoids errors when you go back to a patch and move things around, and takes next to 0 computing. Becomes more important when your patches get bigger though.

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