Option Compatible Statement

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


Deze instructie moet worden ingevoegd vóór de uitvoerbare programmacode in een module.


The function CompatibilityMode() controls runtime mode and affects all code executed after setting or resetting the mode.

This option may affect or assist in the following situations:


Option Compatible is required when coding class modules.


Option Compatible


Special characters as identifiers

        Option Compatible
        ' With this option the code works, otherwise it causes a compiling error
        Sub Main
            ä = 10
            print ä
        End Sub

Statement Option VBAsupport 1 sets Option Compatible statement automatically.

Variables scope modification in Using Procedures and Functions with CompatibilityMode() function.

Refer to Identifying the Operating System and Getting Session Information for class module examples, or Access2Base shared Basic library for other class examples making use of Option Compatible compiler mode.

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