collection and data type

Isn't there a way to declare a collection to hold a certain data type?  What the syntax?  
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nffvrxqgrcfqvvcCommented:
One way is to use a List
Dim data As New List(Of Integer)

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HLRosenbergerAuthor Commented:
Can I add items into the list and specify a index value, like with collections?   And then retrieve the items using that index?
Anurag AgarwalCommented:
Miguel OzSenior Software EngineerCommented:
As mentioned  by first comment above use a generic list, look at it as type safe collection:
Dim list As New List(Of String)
'Add items
list.Add("test 0")
' index access
Dim entry As String = list(0)
'Insert at index, be aware that index < count.
list.Insert(0,"test 0000")
Check:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/6sh2ey19.aspx
http://www.vbdotnetheaven.com/UploadFile/Saurabh.Mishra/GenericsInCsharp211232006000706AM/GenericsInCsharp2.aspx


 
HLRosenbergerAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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