I am using this code for console log

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I wanted to add some random string inside this console log, assume 10 characters symbols length.

How to achieve this?

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    r!base64 /dev/urandom | head -c 10
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    Aug 18, 2023 at 22:17
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I would do:

function! RandomString(n)
  let ret = ""
  for i in range(a:n)
    let j = rand()
    let c = nr2char(char2nr('a') + (j % 26))
    let ret .= c
  return ret

echo RandomString(10)

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