variable size list array

I have a linked list of coordinates, called Coordinate_Dbl.  It contains an x and a y value.
type Coordinate_Dbl
  x as double
  y as double
end type

When I dimension it at the beginning of the function, I put (eg):

Dim tempCoordinate(7) as Coordinate_Dbl

But I can't set the number of elements in the array to:

Dim numofPoints as Integer
dim tempCoordinate(numofPoints) as Coordinate_Dbl

What do I do?
PS I am a bit hung over today, so I might be being stupid
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TimCotteeHead of Software ServicesCommented:
The only way that you can dimension an array dynamically is as follows.

Inital Declaration as dynamic array
Dim tempCoordinate() as Coordinate_Dbl

Subsequently in a procedure /function

ReDim tempCoordinate(numofPoints)

With or without the Preserve keyword to retain values already assigned in the array elements.

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