Type-Declaration character does not match declared data type Error Using Time$


I get Type-Declaration character does not match declared data type when the following line of code tries to execute:

Txt_Log.Text = Txt_Log.Text & Time$ & " - Com Port " & ComPort & " Opened."

I tried just copying this line to an empty program and it works fine... So what else could be causing the problem?

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All looks pretty standard... Maybe try CStr(Time) instead of Time$ though I don't see why that'd be a problem...
Can you post the function the line is in?
Dormouse31Author Commented:
Thanks for the help, but I just figured it out. I stupidly had a variable named Time...
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Richie_SimonettiIT OperationsCommented:
Time is a reserved word, are you using it as a variable name?

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Dormouse31Author Commented:
Yeah... I was. i fixed it
Richie_SimonettiIT OperationsCommented:
That's OK, just see posting time for each comment. Cheers
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