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Generating a random number

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How can I generate a random number which will be unique.
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Randomize Statement Example
This example uses the Randomize statement to initialize the random-number generator. Because the number argument has been omitted, Randomize uses the return value from the Timer function as the new seed value.

Dim MyValue
Randomize   ' Initialize random-number generator.

MyValue = Int((6 * Rnd) + 1)   ' Generate random value between 1 and 6.

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'One way that you could do it is like this:
'This will give u a randome number beetween 1 and 100

Randomize Timer
I = int(rnd * 100)

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