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Jeff Drake, Drakeling Technologies
http://www.drakeling.com/

creates a random date between the specified first and last dates, inclusive

Sample Input:
RandomDate (

Date ( 1 ; 1 ; 2015 ) ;

Date ( 9 ; 4 ; 2015 )

)
Sample Output:
4/6/2015


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

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.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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dateFirst + Int ( Random * ( dateLast - dateFirst + 1 ) )

Using Int() for Random is the programming pattern.

unin, Japan
September 10, 2015 8:20pm

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