You use declaration statements to name and define procedures, variables, arrays, and constants. When you declare a procedure, variable, or constant, you also define its scope, depending on where you place the declaration and what keywords you use to declare it.
The following example contains three declarations.
Const limit As Integer = 33
Dim myCell As Range
' More statements
The Sub statement (with matching End Sub statement) declares a procedure named
. All the statements enclosed by the Sub
and End Sub
statements are executed whenever the
procedure is called or run.
The Const statement declares the constant
specifying the Integer
data type and a value of 33.
The Dim statement declares the variable
. The data type is an object, in this case, a Microsoft Excel Range
object. You can declare a variable to be any object that is exposed in the application you are using. Dim
statements are one type of statement used to declare variables. Other keywords used in declarations are ReDim
, and Const