# sign in VB

Posted on 2011-10-26
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
Hello all,

I am in the process of conversion of some visual basic script and came across this:

B = A + (B / 24#)


C = 24# * (A - B)

What is the # sign referenced in these two equations?

Question by:MartinITllc
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    Accepted Solution

    I think that represents a double, though why it's used that way in your example I can't say.
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    by:Éric Moreau
    yes it is a double. check for other signs

    Author Closing Comment

    Thanks.  sort of type casting.  interesting.

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