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Visual Basic Limitations

Earlier versions of Visual Basic enforced boundaries in code, such as the length of variable names, the number of variables allowed in modules, and module size. In Visual Basic 2005, these restrictions have been relaxed, giving you greater freedom in writing and arranging your code.

Physical limits are dependent more on run-time memory than on compile-time considerations. If you use prudent programming practices, and divide large applications into multiple classes and modules, then there is very little chance of encountering an internal Visual Basic limitation.

The following are some limitations that you might encounter in extreme cases:

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