[texhax] random order
will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri Oct 13 13:31:09 CEST 2006
On Oct 13, 2006, at 7:04 AM, Oleg Katsitadze wrote:
> In plain TeX you can try the code below. It will produce
> identical results for different runs if those runs occur
> within the same minute, because random.tex uses the seed
> which changes only every minute -- that's what \time
Here's a thought:
Why not use some combination of the current page and chapter /
section (and sub-section?) numbers (if positive) to get the seed?
That way the ordering of the random elements would remain consistent
so long as the pagination / placement doesn't change.
Trust me on this, your proofreaders will appreciate it.
senior graphic designer
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