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Variant Data Type...

Posted on 2000-03-18
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
Which function should be used to find out the value in a variant data type is being stored internally ?

1) TypeOf

Question by:bhavesh55
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Stop asking test questions!

To everyone else... This guy graded my last CORRECT answer as a "D"... Don't let him bring your grade average down...

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Why D?
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Because testboy has no sense of humor at all... A "D" isn't worth the 5 points... If he graded it at all...

bhavesh55's grade ratio:  14 / 28

Accepted Solution

mr_krishna earned 5 total points
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Use VarType function to get the value of a data type.

This example uses the VarType function to determine the subtype of a variable.

Dim IntVar, StrVar, DateVar, MyCheck
' Initialize variables.
IntVar = 459: StrVar = "Hello World": DateVar = #2/12/69#
MyCheck = VarType(IntVar)   ' Returns 2.
MyCheck = VarType(DateVar)   ' Returns 7.
MyCheck = VarType(StrVar)   ' Returns 8.


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