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brophymj
Quartz | Level 8

when I run the below code again and again the dataset is the same but I want the numbers to be randomly generated

data obs;

   do i= 1 to 8;

      x= round(100* ranuni(123),1);

      y= round(100* ranuni(789),1);

      output;

   end;

run;

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Jade | Level 19

Change the SEED.

Jay54
Meteorite | Level 14

Using a SEED <= 0 will generate different results (using time of day as the seed).

Reeza
Super User

Change the seed to the RanUNI function or use a different random number generation method.

http://blogs.sas.com/content/iml/2011/08/24/how-to-generate-random-numbers-in-sas.html

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