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I do something in a Sub for a String array
Sub (S() As String)
   S(0)=...
   ...
End Sub
I need to do the very similar thing for an Integer array as well. How can I use the same array with a littel bit changing?
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Question by:victorlong
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by:blwatkins
ID: 1438633
if you are saying that you are trying to pass two arrays in and out, such as: "Sub (S() as string, I() as integer)", then change the sub to a function instead of a sub..
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by:victorlong
ID: 1438634
No, I want pass only one array each time.
My question realy is how to make the following two Subs into one Sub.
Sub (S() As String)
       S(0)=...
       ...
End Sub
Sub (I() As Integer)
       I(0)=...
       ...
End Sub
 
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by:victorlong
ID: 1438635
To  blwatkins:

Sorry. I found something wrong in my question, I should say
"How to use the same Sub with a littel bit changing to deal with another array with different declearation"?

You are wellcome to re-answer my question, or ask me to explain more clearly.
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by:mark2150
ID: 1438636
Sub( I() as variant )

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by:victorlong
ID: 1438637
To mark2150:

Thank you, I will try. However, do you think variant need much more memory or much slow?
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by:victorlong
ID: 1438638
I have tried

dim I() As Integer, S() As String
Test I()
Test S()
Sub Test( I() as variant )
..
End Sub

and got error!

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by:Eyal
ID: 1438639
can you send the code you are writen so far?
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by:andyclap
ID: 1438640
don't forget to declare them byval, so that vb can convert them to variants...

sub Test(byval v() as variant)

Variants are fairly slow compared to ints. We could get into a wonderful discussion on polymorphism here, but I'm about to go home!
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Mirkwood earned 40 total points
ID: 1438641
Just declare it like
private Sub MySub(S as variant)

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