TypeName Function; VarType Function

Returns a string (TypeName) or a numeric value (VarType) that contains information for a variable.

Syntax:


TypeName (Variable) / VarType (Variable)

Return value:

String; Integer

Parameters:

Variable: The variable that you want to determine the type of. You can use the following values:

key word

Named constant

VarType

Variable type

Boolean

11

Boolean variable

Date

V_DATE

7

Date variable

Currency

V_CURRENCY

6

Currency variable

Double

V_DOUBLE

5

Double floating point variable

Integer

V_INTEGER

2

Integer variable

Long

V_LONG

3

Long integer variable

Object

9

Object variable

Single

V_SINGLE

4

Single floating-point variable

String

V_STRING

8

String variable

Variant

12

Variant variable (can contain all types specified by the definition)

Empty

V_EMPTY

0

Variable is not initialized

Null

V_NULL

1

No valid data


Error codes:

5 Invalid procedure call

Example:


Sub ExampleType
Dim iVar As Integer
Dim sVar As String
Dim siVar As Single
Dim dVar As Double
Dim bVar As Boolean
Dim lVar As Long
Dim cVar as Currency
Dim tVar as Date
 MsgBox TypeName(iVar) & " " & VarType(iVar) & Chr(13) &_
 TypeName(sVar) & " " & VarType(sVar) & Chr(13) &_
 TypeName(siVar) & " " & VarType(siVar) & Chr(13) &_
 TypeName(dVar) & " " & VarType(dVar) & Chr(13) &_
 TypeName(bVar) & " " & VarType(bVar) & Chr(13) &_
 TypeName(cVar) & " " & VarType(cVar) & Chr(13) &_
 TypeName(tVar) & " " & VarType(tVar) & Chr(13) &_
 TypeName(lVar) & " " & VarType(lVar),0,"Some types In LibreOffice Basic"
End Sub

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