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Is there an "Else if" in VB?

Posted on 2003-11-13
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In C++ you can do something like:


If (x =1){
//do something
}
else if(x=2){
//something else
}
else if(x=3){
//something else
}
else{
//catch all
}

Is there a VB 6 equivalent?

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Question by:Igiwwa
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by:bingie
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Yes

If (x = 1) Then
'do somthing
Else
If (x = 2) Then
'somthing else
Else
If (x = 3) Then
'somthing else
Else
'catch all
End If
End If
End If

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by:Anthony Perkins
ID: 9743979
Sure, it is called "ElseIf", but you could just as well use a Case statement (that would be Switch in C++) for that example.

Anthony
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Anthony Perkins earned 25 total points
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I believe this code matches closer to yours:

If x =1 Then
   //do something
ElseIf x=2 Then
   //something else
ElseIf x=3 Then
   //something else
Else
   //catch all
End If

Anthony
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by:Igiwwa
ID: 9744000
Correct me if I am wrong, but I believe the code you gave me is equivalent to:

If (x =1){
    //do something
}
else{
     if(x=2){
          //something else
     }
     else{
          if(x=3){
               //something else
          }
         else{
              //catch all
          }
      }
}

which is not quite as elegant as the C++ way.  or maybe I am being foolish/picky
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by:Igiwwa
ID: 9744004
(My previous comment was directed to bingie)
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by:Igiwwa
ID: 9744019
Thanks acperkins.  I seem to remember you helping me in another question as well.  You are my go-to guy.

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by:Anthony Perkins
ID: 9744057
>>I seem to remember you helping me in another question as well.<<
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Databases/Microsoft_SQL_Server/Q_20776495.html

Anthony
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by:Igiwwa
ID: 9744076
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by:Anthony Perkins
ID: 9744292
Sorry I do not do CGI.

Anthony
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by:Igiwwa
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I wish I didn't have to.  CGI/Perl is unpleasant to me.
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