Equivilant to integer in VB

Is Cdbl the same as datatype integer?
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dba123Asked:
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sajuksCommented:
Cdbl converts the variable to a Variant of subtype Double.
You can use CDbl or CSng to force double-precision or single-precision arithmetic in cases where currency or integer arithmetic normally would occur.

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sajuksCommented:
CDbl will convert a string to a decimal number.
CInt will convert a string to a integer.
if the entered value has decimal then use CDbl else u can use CInt
dba123Author Commented:
yea, so basically they are the same, number is precision in a table and then CDbl for VB
Anthony PerkinsCommented:
>>yea, so basically they are the same<<
No, you are missing the point:  A function is not the same as the data type in any language.  In particular CDbl is a VB (or VBA or VB.NET) function that converts an expression to a Double.  And a VB Double is a 8-byte IEEE float equivalent to the T-SQL float and not the fixed length Numeric (Decimal)
dba123Author Commented:
yea, I know it converts.  what I am saying is that it converts it to an equivilant data type compared to an interger...but really you're saying it converts it to a float.

thanks!
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