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randomly displaying a string from an array

Asked by kenny
on 20 Jun 2013

hi! I was hoping to randomly display one of the following four greetings each iteration, but when i run it, it says that I can't use "any". and when i try "rand" a similar problem occurs where the input must be numeric- how would i do this with strings?

thank you

 ??? Undefined function or method 'any' for input arguments of type 'cell'.


 X = {'hello buddy', 'hi there', 'good morning', 'top o' the morning'}




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Answer by Andrei Bobrov
on 20 Jun 2013
 Accepted answer
out = X(randi(numel(X)));

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Muthu Annamalai
on 20 Jun 2013

be sure to use the new rng() function, and seed it in a non-predictable way.


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