Solved

Comparing strings and byte arrays

Posted on 2000-04-25
3
341 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-26
I want the code below to work. Someone make it work :P

---------------------------------------
Dim cByteArray() as Byte
Dim sString as String

'...
'the values of cByteArray and sString are set
'...

If cByteArrary = sString Then
     MsgBox "It worked!"
End If
---------------------------------------
0
Comment
Question by:core123
  • 2
3 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:core123
ID: 2748965
The part that isn't working is the comparing. In the example above assume both cByteArray and sString have values.
0
 
LVL 38

Accepted Solution

by:
PaulHews earned 50 total points
ID: 2748967
You can assign a byte array to a string:

sString2 = cByteArray

But when you compare them you will have to convert the VB string from unicode

---------

Dim b(1 To 4) As Byte
    Dim ss As String
    Dim sb As String
    Dim i As Integer
   
    For i = 1 To 4
        b(i) = Asc("A")
    Next i
   
    sb = b
    ss = "AAAA"
   
    If sb = StrConv(ss, vbFromUnicode) Then
        MsgBox "Works!"
    End If
0
 

Author Comment

by:core123
ID: 2748975
Edited text of question.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When trying to find the cause of a problem in VBA or VB6 it's often valuable to know what procedures were executed prior to the error. You can use the Call Stack for that but it is often inadequate because it may show procedures you aren't intereste…
You can of course define an array to hold data that is of a particular type like an array of Strings to hold customer names or an array of Doubles to hold customer sales, but what do you do if you want to coordinate that data? This article describes…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…
Show developers how to use a criteria form to limit the data that appears on an Access report. It is a common requirement that users can specify the criteria for a report at runtime. The easiest way to accomplish this is using a criteria form that a…

932 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now