1. Add a field to the table, called rand_order. Whenever you update the table insert a random number in it and when fetching records order by Rand_order.
2. Generate an array of 20 random numbers and use it to index the returned records.
Neither of these are though out -- sort of 1:00 in the morning inspiration? Why do you want them in random order?
Cheers - Miles
At 11:10 PM 12/16/2002 -0500, tmb wrote:
I need to... 1 - Select a set of records from a db2 - Return a list of one or two fields from the selected record set in random order on a web page. Once I have my selected records & fields... say I end up with 20 records after my select query... How can I return the selected records in _random_ order ?? Hopefully I have made the question clear... thanks for any help. tmb -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php
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