How to generate a random number for a given number range
Function Module QF05_RANDOM_INTEGER can give a random number for a given minimum and maximum values.
Study the code below:
DATA RANINT LIKE QF00-RAN_INT.
PARAMETERS: P_MAX LIKE QF00-RAN_INT DEFAULT 100,
P_MIN LIKE QF00-RAN_INT DEFAULT 1,
P_TIMES TYPE I DEFAULT 10.
WRITE:/ 'RANDOM NUMBER'.
DO P_TIMES TIMES.
CALL FUNCTION 'QF05_RANDOM_INTEGER'
RAN_INT_MAX = P_MAX
RAN_INT_MIN = P_MIN
RAN_INT = RANINT
INVALID_INPUT = 1
OTHERS = 2.
IF SY-SUBRC EQ 0.
WRITE:/ 'UNABLE TO GENERATE RANDOM NUMBER'.
This was first published in April 2005
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