Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Dice ( N ; S )

Generates random integers simulating dice-rolling or coin-flipping

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  Sample input:
Dice( 2; 6)
  Sample output:
{A weighted random integer number from 2 to 12}

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

A simple recursive function to simulate rolling dice.
Given a number of dice N and number of sides S, returns a total for a roll of those dice. Useful for role playing, casino gaming simulations, or anywhere you need random integers.



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