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input random elements to an array

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If I have an array or an type of all "char" ,  how can I  input a random result from that array into a smallar array, f.x.  array [1..5] of Char;
, or better, a few arrays of that same type.
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I coded a little program for you; I think it does what you mean:

Var FirstArray: Array[1..100] of Char;          { The whole array }
    SecArray:   Array[1..5] of Char;            { The new array }
    Counter:    Integer;                        { A random number }

Begin
  Repeat
    Randomize;                                  { Initialize random sequence }
    Counter := Random(100)+1;                   { Create a random number and add one to that }
                                                { Random generates a number from 0<=x<100 }
                                                { The array shouldn't be addresses with 0, so add one }
    SecArray := FirstArray[Counter];            { Copy a number from the first array to the second }
  Until KeyPressed;
End.
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