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How can I pass an array to a VB.net COM object from Javascript or VBScript? The COM object is expecting a value AS STRING()

The VB.net COM Object is expecting a  value AS STRING()

For example:
VB.NET code
'Message  is the value to pass
Public Function MyFunction(ByVal ObjectName As String, ByVal EventName As String, ByVal Message As String())
)

Javascript code:
//oCIC is the reference to the object
oCIC.MyFunction(ObjectName, EventName, ?????);

Or it could be in VBScript.
I will appreciate any help.
Thanks,
Ant
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Pawel WitkowskiSenior Javascript DeveloperCommented:
If you have to use String then use Javascript built in function for Array: split and join:

before sending just do:

array.join(";;")

after retrieving you can do:

string.split(";;")

Is that somehow helpful ?
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amontesAuthor Commented:
Thanks wilg32...

My problem is that COM Object is over 300 computers, for right now, changing the COM object is out of the question, I created it about 3 years ago and it has been working with out issues.

For what I have read, it seams that there is no way to use this function since it has a "VAR as STRING()" array.
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Pawel WitkowskiSenior Javascript DeveloperCommented:
Well what I propose is just to use string as a serializer of array, but if you cant use it that way so there will be no other possibility unfortunately :(
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amontesAuthor Commented:
Thanks any way...

So, I do not know what to do next, should I accept your answer as an option even though it did not solve my issue?

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Pawel WitkowskiSenior Javascript DeveloperCommented:
You dont have to, just close question
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amontesAuthor Commented:
This is the best way to pass an array from JavaScript to a COM Object if building a COM object or updating it is the option.  In my case, I could not update the COM object and for what it seams, there is not way to pass an array from JavaScript.

Thanks wilq32.
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