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Rana P885 Points
I need computer to choose random word
What if I do not want to input answer as command line and wants computer to generate random word, how should i Do it?
Chris Tvedt3,795 Points
You would have to make a list of words to take from, if you want a word that has meaning. If you just want "n"-number of letters to be a word, but with no meaning. You need to have a look at ASCII-tables and stuff like that. I do not want to give away to much here. Psudocode for the first option would be:
Random rand = new Random();
listOfWords = words.....
randomly generate a number between 0 - listOfWords.size()-1
input = listOfWords.get(randomly generated number)
Hope this gives you something to work on.