Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Color_HEX_Random

generating a random color in HEX format

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Thomas Siebert   Thomas Siebert
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  Sample input:
Color_HEX_Random
  Sample output:
#F90D64

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

generates a random color in HEX format "#F90D64"

 

Comments

rob 'jesus Land Tidd' lewis   rob 'jesus Land Tidd' lewis, wawaka Indiana USA
Feb 8, 2013
what is HEX ?

my screen changes ?
my container ?
 
Paul Smith   Paul Smith, London
Dec 18, 2013
In mathematics and computer science, hexadecimal (also base 16, or hex) is a positional numeral system with a radix, or base, of 16. It uses sixteen distinct symbols, most often the symbols 0–9 to represent values zero to nine, and A, B, C, D, E, F (or alternatively a–f) to represent values ten to fifteen. For example, the hexadecimal number 2AF3 is equal, in decimal, to (2 × 163) + (10 × 162) + (15 × 161) + (3 × 160), or 10995.
Each hexadecimal digit represents four binary digits (bits), and the primary use of hexadecimal notation is a human-friendly representation of binary-coded values in computing and digital electronics. One hexadecimal digit represents a nibble, which is half of an octet or byte (8 bits). For example, byte values can range from 0 to 255 (decimal), but may be more conveniently represented as two hexadecimal digits in the range 00 to FF. Hexadecimal is also commonly used to represent computer memory addresses.
 

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