how to choose a random item from a table lua
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how to get a random number in lua

user5637

local randomNumber1 = math.random(1, 10) --Returns a number between 1 and 10.
local randomNumber2 = math.random(10) --Also returns a number between 1 and 10.

print(randomNumber1, randomNumber2) --OUTPUT EXAMPLE: "6, 8"

how to choose a random item from a table lua

user2616

local myTable = {"Hello", "World", "Lua"}

print(myTable[1]) --Outputs: "Hello"
print(#myTable) --Outputs: 3 because we have 3 values in our table
print(myTable[math.random(1, #myTable)]) --Outputs a random value in our table!