Dim a variable as a unkown type

Posted on 2006-03-22
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Last Modified: 2010-04-23
I have a variable holding a type code that was set earlier

Dim MyType1 As TypeCode = String
Dim MyType2 As TypeCode = Boolean

Then I want to declare a variable using that type code

Dim MyVariable As MyType1 = ""
Dim MyVariable As MyType2 = 1/2/2006

Question by:Gunit2507

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are u mean Declar variable As variable ???

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Jens Fiederer earned 2000 total points
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Declarations are static, so you can't do what you want.

But if you declare MyVariable as Object
MyVariable will be able to hold any kind of data ... and you can still use gettype to figure out the real type.

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