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VARIANTVT

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Description

 

Returns a numeric value indicating the internal data type of the data stored in a VARIANT variable.

 

Syntax

 

n = VARIANTVT (AVariantVariable)

 

Returns

 

Number

 

Parameters

 

Name

Type

Optional

Meaning

AVariantVariable

Variable

No

Any VARIANT variable or VARIANT array element

 

Remarks

 

Possible return values:

Value

Equate

Meaning

0

%VT_EMPTY

0 or Empty string

1

%VT_NULL

Null string

2

%VT_I2

Integer

3

%VT_I4

Long-integer

4

%VT_R4

Single

5

%VT_R8

Double

6

%VT_CY

Currency

7

%VT_DATE

Date

8

%VT_BSTR

Dynamic string

9

%VT_DISPATCH

Interface reference

10

%VT_ERROR

Error code

11

%VT_BOOL

Boolean

12

%VT_VARIANT

Variant

13

%VT_UNKNOWN


16

%VT_I1

Byte

17

%VT_UI1

Byte

18

%VT_UI2

Word

19

%VT_UI4

DWord

20

%VT_I8

Quad (signed)

21

%VT_UI8

Quad (unsigned)

22

%VT_INT

Integer

23

%VT_UINT

Word

24

%VT_VOID


25

%VT_HRESULT

COM result code

26

%VT_PTR

Pointer

27

%VT_SAFEARRAY

VB Array

28

%VT_CARRAY


29

%VT_USERDEFINED


30

%VT_LPSTR

ANSI string

31

%VT_LPWSTR

Unicode string

36

%VT_RECORD


64

%VT_FILETIME


65

%VT_BLOB


66

%VT_STREAM


67

%VT_STORAGE


68

%VT_STREAMED_OBJECT


69

%VT_STORED_OBJECT


70

%VT_BLOB_OBJECT


71

%VT_CF


72

%VT_CLSID

Class ID

&H1000

%VT_VECTOR


&H2000

%VT_ARRAY

Array

&H4000

%VT_BYREF


 

Restrictions

 

See also

 

VARIANT$, VARIANT#, VARIANTVT$

 

Examples