Option Compatible Statement

Option Compatible extends LibreOffice Basic compiler and runtime, allowing supplemental language constructs to Basic.


This statement must be added before the executable program code in a module.

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 implies 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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