Flex 3 Variable

Posted on 2011-04-27
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
How can I declare a variable to hold any type of data. ie. integer of text?
Question by:deross
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    Accepted Solution

    var myVar:*;//* represents any data type.

    But my suggestion would be using strict data types as far as possible for better coding standards.

    Warm Regards
    Deepanjan Das
    LVL 37

    Expert Comment

    var anyType : Object;

    Further on - when you know the type for sure - you can cast it to the right type:

    var myString : String = anyType as String;

    Author Closing Comment

    Thank you.  Worked great.


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