Basic Constants

Constants used in Basic programs

Boolean constants

Name

Type

Value

True

Boolean

1

False

Boolean

0


Example:


            Dim bPositive as Boolean
            bPositive = True
        

Mathematical constant

Name

Type

Value

Pi

Double

3.14159265358979


Example:


            Function Rad2Deg( aRad as Double) As Double
             Rad2Deg = aRad * 180.00 / Pi
            End Function
        

Object Constants

Name

Type

Lietojums:

Empty

Variant

The Empty value indicates that the variable is not initialized.

Null

null

Indicates that the variable does not contain data.

Nothing

Object

Assign the Nothing object to a variable to remove a previous assignment.


Example:


            SubExampleEmpty
                Dim sVar As Variant
                sVar = Empty
                Print IsEmpty(sVar) ' Returns True
            End Sub
            Sub ExampleNull
                Dim vVar As Variant
                MsgBox IsNull(vVar)
            End Sub
            Sub ExampleNothing
                Dim oDoc As Object
                Set oDoc = ThisComponent
                Print oDoc.Title
                oDoc = Nothing
                Print oDoc ' Error
            End Sub
        

MsgBox Named Constants

Named constant

Integer value

Definition

MB_OK

0

Display OK button only.

MB_OKCANCEL

1

Display OK and Cancel buttons.

MB_ABORTRETRYIGNORE

2

Display Abort, Retry, and Ignore buttons.

MB_YESNOCANCEL

3

Display Yes, No, and Cancel buttons.

MB_YESNO

4

Display Yes and No buttons.

MB_RETRYCANCEL

5

Display Retry and Cancel buttons.

MB_ICONSTOP

16

Add the Stop icon to the dialog.

MB_ICONQUESTION

32

Add the Question icon to the dialog.

MB_ICONEXCLAMATION

48

Add the Exclamation Point icon to the dialog.

MB_ICONINFORMATION

64

Add the Information icon to the dialog.

128

First button in the dialog as default button.

MB_DEFBUTTON2

256

Second button in the dialog as default button.

MB_DEFBUTTON3

512

Third button in the dialog as default button.


GetAttr Named Constants

Named constant

Value

Definition

ATTR_NORMAL

0

Normal files.

ATTR_READONLY

1

Read-only files.

ATTR_HIDDEN

2

Hidden file

ATTR_SYSTEM

4

System file

ATTR_VOLUME

8

Returns the name of the volume

ATTR_DIRECTORY

16

Returns the name of the directory only.

ATTR_ARCHIVE

32

File was changed since last backup (Archive bit).


VarType Named Constants

Keyword

Named constant

VarType

Mainīgā tips

Boolean

11

Būla mainīgais

Byte

17

Byte variable

Date

V_DATE

7

Datuma mainīgais

Currency

V_CURRENCY

6

Currency variable

Double

V_DOUBLE

5

Double floating point variable

Integer

V_INTEGER

2

Vesela skaitļa mainīgais

Long

V_LONG

3

Garā veselā skaitļa mainīgais

Object

9

Objekta mainīgais

Single

V_SINGLE

4

Single floating-point variable

String

V_STRING

8

Virknes mainīgais

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


Additional VBA constants

The following constants are available when VBA compatibility mode is enabled

warning

This constant, function or object is enabled with the statement Option VBASupport 1 placed before the executable program code in a module.


VBA Color Named Constants

Named constant

Red, Green, Blue
composition

vbBlack

RGB(0, 0, 0)

vbBlue

RGB(0, 0, 255)

vbCyan

RGB(0, 255, 255)

vbGreen

RGB(0, 255, 0)

vbMagenta

RGB(255, 0, 255)

vbRed

RGB(255, 0, 0)

vbYellow

RGB(255, 255, 0)

vbWhite

RGB(255, 255, 255)


Variable Type Named Constants

Named constant

Decimal value

vbArray

8192

vbBoolean

11

vbByte

17

vbCurrency

6

vbDataObject

13

vbDate

7

vbDecimal

14

vbDouble

5

vbEmpty

0

vbError

10

vbInteger

2

vbLong

3

vbNull

1

vbObject

9

vbSingle

4

vbString

8

vbUserDefinedType

36

vbVariant

12


FormatDateTime VBA Named Constants

Named Constant

Value

Description

vbGeneralDate

0

Displays a date and/or time as defined in your system's General Date setting. If a date only, no time is displayed; If a time only, no date is displayed.

vbLongDate

1

Display a date using the long date format specified in your computer's regional settings.

vbShortDate

2

Display a date using the short date format specified in your computer's regional settings.

vbLongTime

3

Displays a time as defined in your system's Long Time settings.

vbShortTime

4

Display a time using the 24-hour format (hh:mm).


StrConv VBA Named Constants

Conversion

Value

Description

vbUpperCase

1

Converts Text characters to uppercase.

vbLowerCase

2

Converts Text characters lowercase.

vbProperCase

3

Converts the first letter of every word in Text to uppercase.

vbWide

4

Converts narrow (half-width) characters in Text to wide (full-width) characters.

vbNarrow

8

Converts wide (full-width) characters in Text to narrow (half-width) characters.

vbKatakana

16

Converts Hiragana characters in Text to Katakana characters.

vbHiragana

32

Converts Katakana characters in Text to Hiragana characters.

vbUnicode

64

Converts Text characters to Unicode characters using the default code page of the system.

vbFromUnicode

128

Converts Text characters from Unicode to the default code page of the system.


WeekDayName VBA Named Constants

Value

VBA Constant

Description

0

vbUseSystemDayOfWeek

Use system locale settings

1

vbSunday

Sunday (default)

2

vbMonday

Monday

3

vbTuesday

Tuesday

4

vbWednesday

Wednesday

5

vbThursday

Thursday

6

vbFriday

Friday

7

vbSaturday

Saturday


Miscellaneous VBA Named Constants

Named constant

Hexadecimal (decimal) value

Description

vbTrue

-1

Part of vbTriState enumeration.

vbFalse

0

Part of vbTriState enumeration.

vbUseDefault

-2

Part of vbTriState enumeration.

vbCr

\x0D (13)

CR - Carriage return

vbCrLf

\x0D\x0A (13 10)

CRLF - Carriage return and line feed

vbFormFeed

\x0c (12)

FF - Form feed

vbLf

\x0A (10)

LF - Line feed

vbNewLine

\x0D\x0A (13 10) for Windows

\x0A (10) for other systems

LF or CRLF

vbNullString

""

Null string

vbTab

\x09 (9)

HT - Horizontal tab

vbVerticalTab

\x0B (11)

VT - Vertical tab


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