creates a random date between the specified first and last dates, inclusive
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Date ( 1 ; 1 ; 2015 ) ;
Date ( 9 ; 4 ; 2015 )
Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)
This function is designed to aid in creating “dummy” data for your FileMaker Pro database. For example, you can specify a calculation in the “Calculated value” dialog under field options and have a random date entered into each new record.
Sep 10, 2015
|dateFirst + Int ( Random * ( dateLast - dateFirst + 1 ) )
Using Int() for Random is the programming pattern.
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