Combination Generator is a tool to generate random or ordered combinations from 2 lists of names
or items. In the tool you can choose if you want to generate a number of random combination or
all combinations. All combination can be random or ordered and/or grouped by one of the
After entering the two list of item/names you will see the possible number of combinations
possible. When selecting a specific number of combination it will always be random.
Combination Generator example
An simple example of the combination generator with a list of letters and list of numbers.
Input first list of items:
Input second list of items::
Output combinations random/ordered:
All (random): "B - 2 | A - 1 | A - 2 | B - 1"
All (ordered): "A - 1 | A - 2 | B - 1 | B - 2"
All grouped by list 1 (random): "A - 2 | A - 1" ___ "B - 2 | B - 1"
All grouped by list 1 (ordered): "A - 1 | A - 2" ___ "B - 1 | B - 2"
All grouped by list 2 (random): "1 - A | 1 - B" ___ "2 - A | 2 - B"
All grouped by list 2 (ordered): "1 - B | 1 - A" ___ "2 - B | 2 - A "
What can I use the Combination Generator for?
There are a lot of use cases for a combination generator:
Split up your exercises where you have 2 categories, e.g. one key on note sequence
Split up two teams of people into groups of 2, whereby you want 1 person from each team
Create random combinations of drinks and food
Create pairs of colleagues based on their skills, e.g. list 1: colleagues with junior
skills, list 2: colleagues with senior skills
Create pairs for sport games from 2 teams
To avoid using excel to create combinations ;-)
Frequently Asked Questions
You can find answers about our tool in the list of frequently asked questions (FAQs).
First we generate all possible combination based on the input of the two lists of items. After that we shuffle all combinations or a group of combinations. Then we pick one or multiple random combinations based on the option number of combinations.
With the Combination Generator it is possible to generate all combinations randomly or ordered. It is also possible to generate all combination grouped one of the two list random or ordered.
Sorry, currently it is only possible to add 2 lists of items to generate (random) combinations. We will extend the tool with this option anytime soon.
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