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^randomLine( item )^

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 Already in v5.0.0


^randomLine( item )^

Scans the text of a designated item or note (or, if no argument is supplied, the current note). The text is split at paragraph breaks (e.g. carriage returns), and one line (i.e. a paragraph) is chosen at random.

Here is a random line from note "Specimen text for test":-

Now paragraph two follows. It has sentences too. Note very many, and it stops here.

Possible relevant notes (via "Similar Notes" feature):

A Tinderbox Reference File : Export Codes : Export Codes - Full Listing : ^randomLine( item )^