[NTG-context] mp: choose colors randomly from list

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 12:16:01 CET 2014


Am 19.02.2014 um 12:11 schrieb Schmitz Thomas A. <thomas.schmitz at uni-bonn.de>:

> I hate myself for not knowing more about math! I don’t see how mp picks its random numbers - when I recompile, I always get the same colors in the same order. They are “random” in the sense that there is no fixed order, but I was surprised that every run produces the same random order. RandomColor is nice, but not for my current purpose because I want to choose from a fixed list (colors are used as backgrounds, so I can only use dark colours, e.g.).

http://www.ntg.nl/pipermail/ntg-context/2012/065815.html

Wolfgang


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