Standard Module vs Class module

Whats the difference between Standard Module vs Class module? small expample.
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
a standard module contains the code that will be accessible in the whole project (in public functions/procedures):

class modules implement class objects, which you need to create to use the functions:
assume your class module is called Student[.cls] and has a public function that is called StartCourse(courseid int)

you can call that function only if you create a Student object:

dim s as Student  'declare the student variable
set s = new Student  'create the Student object
s.StartCourse 1  'run the function
set s = nothing  'destroy the student object

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rspahitzCommented:
They are really the same thing, ut have slightly different uses.

Standard modules are usually used to cosolidate related procedures into a single block of code.

Class modules are usually used to encapsulate blocks of code and make it available through the standard object-oriented methodologies:  Properties (public variables and related validation), Methods (functions and prcedures), and Events.

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Typical Standard module will contain a lot of these:

Public Sub xxx()
...
End Sub

Public Function yyy() As datatype
...
End Function

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Typical Class module will contain a lot of these:

Public Property GET xxx()
...
End Property
Public Property SET xxx()
...
End Property

Public Sub xxx()
...
End Sub

Public Function yyy() As datatype
...
End Function

Public Event zzz

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RaiseEvent zzz
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