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Enter a Declaration in Code

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Declarations are nonexecutable code statements that name external procedures, constants, or variables and define their attributes (such asdata type). You write declarations for form, standard, or class modules. To entermodule-level declarations, go to the Declarations section of a module. To enter global declarations, go to the Declarations section of a module and use the Public statement for constants and variables. You can also use the Dim, Static, and Privatekeywords to make declarations.

You can also enter procedure-level declarations. For whatever code level and technique you use to declare a variable or constant, specificscoping rules may apply.

To open the Declarations section of a module

  1. In the Project window, select the form, standard, or class module you want to open and click the View Code button. - Or - Right-click and choose View Code from the context menu.

  2. Object box

    The Procedure box automatically displays (Declarations).

  3. Enter one or more declarations.

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