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The seed Command

The seed command will reset the internal random number generator.

seed [seed_integer]
The seed_integer, if given, will be used to seed the new random number sequence. This affects the statistical functions in 3.16.9 and other functions that generate random values. Setting the seed explicitly enables the sequence of ``random'' values returned from these functions to be repeatable (the default seed is random).

Stephen R. Whiteley 2022-09-18