I’m new to this whole scripting, and I would love some help! I want to choose a random string from a list or array, but all of the method’s I’ve seen have led me in circles and errors. How would I do this? I’m using C# to script.
Thanks so much.
List yourStringList = new List();
string yourStringArray = new string[amountOfStrings];
// fill them
string randomListString = yourStringList[Random.Range(0, yourStringList.Count];
string randomArrayString = yourStringArray [Random.Range(0, yourStringArray .Length];
Not sure how previous methods have caused you issues here as it’s not too complex a problem, would be curious to see what errors other solutions were providing you. Here is a simple script that defines an array of strings in code, and an array that you can set in the inspector, and then a method to get a random item from either of those collections.
public class RandomString : MonoBehaviour
private string m_InspectorStrings;
private string m_HardCodedStrings;
m_HardCodedStrings = new string
public string GetRandomInspectorString()
return m_InspectorStrings[Random.Range(0, m_InspectorStrings.Length)];
public string GetRandomHardCodedString()
return m_HardCodedStrings[Random.Range(0, m_HardCodedStrings.Length)];