Tool to randomly pick a letter, according to different criteria, vowels, consonants, for letter games such as Name-Place-Animal-Thing or other word-based games, etc.
Random Letter - dCode
Tag(s) : Fun/Miscellaneous, Word Games
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A random letter is a letter drawn at random from an alphabet. Generally the usual Latin alphabet of 26 letters (from A to Z).
The principle of picking random letters is trivial, there are 26 letters in the alphabet (between A and Z), and the computer picks one or more of them randomly (random selection algorithm).
Example: A, B, or C has 1 chance out of 26 of being picked
The draw with replacement means that it is possible to draw the same letter multiple times.
For more options see the page: random selection.
Check the option Prefer the most used letters
In practice, randomly selection of a letter in the English language has the bias to provide the letter E more than the letter J for example. This is also the case for letter games (Scrabble tiles, Boggle dice, Longest Word, Scattergories/Categories wheel/Name place-animal-thing etc.)
dCode offers the option of drawing letters proportionally to their frequency in the English language as well as being able to choose consonants or vowels.
Different formulas can be used as random letter picker such as =CHAR(RANDBETWEEN(65,90))
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Cite as source (bibliography):
Random Letter on dCode.fr [online website], retrieved on 2022-09-30,