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Create a random integer in a template

Author:
bartTC
Posted:
August 23, 2013
Language:
Python
Version:
1.5
Score:
1 (after 1 ratings)

Create a random integer with given length.

  • For a length of 3 it will be between 100 and 999.
  • For a length of 4 it will be between 1000 and 9999.

Use it in a template like:

{% random_number as my_id %}
The id is {{ my_id }}
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from random import randint

@register.assignment_tag()
def random_number(length=3):
    """
    Create a random integer with given length.
    For a length of 3 it will be between 100 and 999.
    For a length of 4 it will be between 1000 and 9999.
    """
    return randint(10**(length-1), (10**(length)-1))

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