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%Library.PopulateUtils

class %Library.PopulateUtils

The %PopulateUtils class contains a number of utility methods used by the %Populate class.

Method Inventory

Methods

classmethod ArrayElement(ByRef array) as %String
Return a random array element.
classmethod BuildReferenceSample(class, sample, size=500, selpct=25)
Return an array of ids selected randomly from the Extent query of the class in the sample parameter. The array is of the form: sample=n sample(1)=id1,sample(2)=id2,...,sample(n)=idn Parameters: class - the class to retrieve samples from sample - the array of samples (returned) size - the maximum number of samples to retrieve selpct - the percentage of instances to be randomly selected. for example, 25 means approximately 25% of the instances will be selected (1 in 4).
classmethod BuildValueSetSQL(cptr, cext, table, column, size=500, verbose As %Integer = 0) as %Status
Populate a value set from a query
classmethod CDate(format As %Integer = 1, min As %Date = 30000, max As %Date = 55000) as %String
classmethod City() as %String
Return a random city name.
classmethod Color() as %String
Return a random color name (one of 5 possible values).
classmethod Company() as %String
Return a random company name.
classmethod Counter(counter As %String = "c", initial As %Integer = 1) as %String
classmethod Currency(min As %Integer = 0, max As %Integer = 10000) as %Integer
Return a random currency value between min and max (if present).
classmethod Date(min As %Date, max As %Integer) as %Date
Return a random date value in Caché $H format.
classmethod ExtentValue(cptr As %Integer, cext As %Integer) as %String
Return a random value from a concrete value extent.
classmethod FirstName(gender As %String = "") as %String
Return a string containing a random first name.

gender is a optional string used to control the gender of the generated name: 1 is Male, 2 = Female, "" is either.

classmethod Float(min As %Float = 0, max As %Float = 10000, scale As %Integer = 0) as %Integer
Return a random floating point value between min and max (if present).
classmethod Integer(min As %Integer = 0, max As %Integer = 1000000000) as %Integer
Return a random integer value between min and max (if present).
classmethod LastName() as %String
Return a string containing a random last name.
classmethod Mission() as %String
Returns a string containing a randomly generated corporate mission statement.
classmethod Name(gender As %String = "") as %String
Return a string containing a random name as lastname,firstname.

gender is a optional string used to control the gender of the generated name: 1 is Male, 2 = Female, "" is either.

classmethod Product() as %String
Return a random product name (one of 4 possible values).
classmethod Random(n As %Integer) as %Integer
Return a random number from 0-n using a random number generator that is seeded by %Library.Populate.
classmethod SSN() as %String
Return a random U.S. Social Security Number.
classmethod Street() as %String
Return a random street address.
classmethod String(len As %Integer = 1) as %String
Return a string value of the form _ and whose length does not exceed len.
classmethod StringMin(minlen As %Integer = 1, maxlen As %Integer = 1) as %String
Return a random string value whose length is at least minlen and not greater than maxlen.
classmethod Syllable(maxlen As %Integer = 30) as %String
Return a string of random syllables and spaces. The algorithm uses several syllable 'lists'. First, a list is randomly chosen. Then a syllable from that list is chosen and added to the string. Then, if a random boolean is TRUE, a space is appended. Syllables are added to the string until the string length exceeds a random length less than or equal to the parameter maxlen.
classmethod TimeStamp(min As %TimeStamp, max As %TimeStamp) as %String
Return a random TimeStamp value that is between the specified min and max timestamp values. The default min value is the default Date() min date value with time = 0. The default max value is the default Date() max date value with time = 86399 (23:59:59). If either min or max is not a valid %TimeStamp value, then the default value is used instead.
classmethod Title() as %String
Return a random job title.
classmethod USPhone() as %String
Return a random U.S. phone number.
classmethod USState() as %String
Return a random U.S. state abbreviation.
classmethod USZip() as %String
Return a random U.S. Zone Improvement Plan (ZIP) code.
classmethod ValueList(vallist) as %String
Return a random piece from a delimited list. The first character in the list is the delimiter.
classmethod VarString(maxlen As %Integer = 1) as %String
Return a random string value of random length up to maxlen characters.