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Exclusive VBA Functions and Statements

LibreOffice Basic adds this set of functions when VBA support is enabled.

These exclusive VBA functions are enabled when the statement Option VBASupport 1 is placed before the first macro of a LibreOffice Basic module.

## VBA Statements

Option Compatible turns on the VBA-compatible Basic compiler mode at the module level.

Specifies that the module is a class module that contains members, properties, procedures and functions.

Define enumerations or non UNO constant groups. An enumeration is a value list that facilitates programming and eases code logic review.

## Text functions

Returns the Unicode value of the first character in a string expression.

Returns the Unicode character that corresponds to the specified character code.

Returns the position of a string within another string, starting from the right side of the string.

Returns the string with the character order reversed.

## Financial functions

Returns the depreciation of an asset for a specified period using the arithmetic-declining method.

Returns the future value of an investment based on periodic, constant payments and a constant interest rate (Future Value).

Calculates the periodic amortizement for an investment with regular payments and a constant interest rate.

Calculates the internal rate of return for an investment.

Calculates the modified internal rate of return of a series of investments.

Calculates the number of periods for a loan or investment.

Calculates the Net Present Value of an investment, based on a supplied discount rate, and a series of deposits and withdrawals.

Calculates the constant periodic payments for a loan or investment.

Returns for a given period the payment on the principal for an investment that is based on periodic and constant payments and a constant interest rate.

Returns the Present Value of an investment resulting from a series of regular payments.

Returns the interest rate of a loan or an investment.

Returns the straight-line depreciation of an asset for one period. The amount of the depreciation is constant during the depreciation period.

Returns the arithmetic-declining depreciation rate.

## Date and time functions

Applies a date and/or time format to a date expression and returns the result as a string.

The MonthName function returns the localized month name of a specified month number.

The WeekdayName function returns the weekday name of a specified day of the week.

## I/O Functions

Returns the open stream of an Input or Binary file (String).

## Mathematical Functions

The Round function returns a number rounded to a specified number of digits.

Returns a string with a number formatting applied to a numeric expression.

Returns a string indicating where a number occurs within a calculated series of ranges.

## Object Properties and Methods

Use VBA Err object to raise or handle runtime errors.