[Tutor] Generate 8 digit random number

Pietro Ciuffo pietro.ciuffo at nekhem.com
Fri Aug 26 16:09:08 CEST 2005

On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 01:50:04PM +0000, Alberto Troiano wrote:
> Hi everyone
> I need to generate a password..It has to be an 8 digit number and it has to 
> be random
> The code I've been trying is the following:
> import random
> random.randrange(00000000,99999999)
> The code works but sometimes it picks a number with 7 digits. Is there any 
> way that I can tell him to select always a random number with 8 digits?
> Thanks in advanced

The following code seeems to work.

from random import choice
print ''.join(map(lambda x,y=lnd: choice(y), range(8)))


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