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Global variables

I am just learning VB4 and i have a simple problem.
I want to decare a variable that i can access from several different forms. I have tried using 'public *** as integer' but this does not seem to work as the variable is not available in other forms.
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Add a module and declare the variable in this module as public.

There's another way to do it, one that makes more sense in some cases.

When the variable is declared Public in a form, you can access it from anywhere by qualifying the variable name with the name of the form. For example:

Declaration in general section of Form1:
 Dim str as String

Reference from Form2:
 Debug.Print Form1.str

Hope this helps!
oops excuse my typo-
 Dim str as String
should have been
 Public str as String

since the whole point was to make the variable public! Sorry.
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