# Run-Time Functions

This section describes the Runtime Functions of LibreOffice Basic.

## Screen I/O Functions

This section describes the Runtime Functions used to call dialogue boxes for the input and output of user entries.

## Date and Time Functions

Use the statements and functions described here to perform date and time calculations.

## Error-Handling Functions

Use the following statements and functions to define the way LibreOffice Basic reacts to run-time errors.

## Numeric Functions

The following numeric functions perform calculations. Mathematical and Boolean operators are described in a separate section. Functions differ from operators in that functions pass arguments and return a result, whereas operators return a result by combining two numeric expressions.

## Variables

The following statements and functions are for working with variables. You can use these functions to declare or define variables, convert variables from one type to another, or determine the variable type.

## Other Commands

This is a list of the functions and the statements that are not included in the other categories.