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Redim Preserve - Basic Question

Posted on 2011-03-02
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I want to turn this array...

a(1) = "foo"
a(2) = "bar"

...into this array...

a(1,1) = "foo"
a(1,2) = "bar"

...using Redim Preserve.  I am sure it's possible.  But I can't work out the syntax.

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Question by:shacho
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by:shacho
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Does this not work with lbound 1 arrays?
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by:shacho
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a.k.a. "base 1" arrays?
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by:shacho
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a(0,0) = "foo"
a(0,1) = "bar"

would also be fine.

Point is I want to figure out how to use Redim.
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by:GrahamSkan
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You cannot change the number of dimensions with a Redim
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Mike,
To ecpand on that:

You would have to create a second array, Redim that with the wanted number of dimensions and fill it from the first.

Also, when you Redim a multi-dimensional array, you can only change the size of the last dimension,

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by:shacho
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Oh well.  Thanks for the comments.
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