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Adding Big Numbers in VB6

Posted on 2014-12-04
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I amm getting an overflow on this line of code:

RelayParts(3, i) = sngStartTime + CLng(RelayParts(6, i))    'first skier...time they started

The array is variant because it contains multiple data types.  sngStartTime = 55947 and CLng(RelayParts(6, i)) = 600

What can  I do differently?
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Question by:Bob Schneider
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by:Gary
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Declare sngStartTime  as CLng
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Dim x As Long

x = Relayparts(6, i) '600

Relayparts(3, i) = sngStartTime + x   'first skier...time they started

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You need, at least, to be aware of the limits of the declared data types  in the arithmetic expression. There are also limits to the value of intermediate calculations.

Firstly, what type is the Relay() declaration?
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by:Bob Schneider
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THat was the mistake.  I accidentally had the array type as integer.  My bad.
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