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Generate a random password

This script sippet can be used for registering notes or web user. It generates a random password that can be stored in password field.
Sub Initialize

Dim x As Integer
Dim i As Integer
Dim nchar() As String
For x = 0 To 127 'ASCII-Code
Select Case x
Case 48 To 57
Redim Preserve nchar(i)
nchar(i) = Chr$(x)
i = i + 1
Case 97 To 122
Redim Preserve nchar(i)
nchar(i) = Chr$(x)
i = i + 1
End Select
Next

For j = 1 To 8 'generate the password
pw = pw + nchar(Rnd(x)*i)
Next
'Display the password in a password field
End Sub

This was first published in April 2001

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