need 0 to always show in text box

Posted on 2004-08-26
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Last Modified: 2010-05-02
num = Int(Rnd * 10) & Int(Rnd * 10) & Int(Rnd * 10) & Int(Rnd * 10) & Int(Rnd * 10)
Text1 = num

with the above code, my 0's do not always appear

i am not sure why

i need five numbers everytime from 0 to 9

any ideas?

thanks for any help
Question by:rinkydink

Author Comment

ID: 11910131
just thought i'd add that num is declared as Long

and it seems like i am always missing 0's at the end of my number

i need them to show so i have a 5 digit number everytime

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Expert Comment

by:Jaime Olivares
ID: 11910150
Text1 = chr$(Rnd*10+48)+chr$(Rnd*10+48)+chr$(Rnd*10+48)+chr$(Rnd*10+48)+chr$(Rnd*10+48)
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Accepted Solution

JR2003 earned 400 total points
ID: 11910166
num is probably a variant assuming itself as a number type variable and missing off leading zeros.
You need to explicitly define your variable 'num' to be a String.
Dim num as String
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Expert Comment

ID: 11910170
Alternativley just change the line:
Text1 = num
Text1 = Format(num,"00000")
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Expert Comment

by:Mike Tomlinson
ID: 11910185
Option Explicit

Private Sub Form_Load()
    Randomize Timer
End Sub

Private Sub Command1_Click()
    ' Int((upperbound - lowerbound + 1) * Rnd + lowerbound)
    Dim lngNum As Long
    Dim strNum
    lngNum = CLng((99999 - 0 + 1) * Rnd + 0)
    strNum = Format(lngNum, "00000")
    Label1.Caption = strNum
End Sub


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