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Elementary Data Types

Visual Basic .NET supplies a set of pre-defined data types that you can use for many of your programming elements. This section describes these types and how to use them.

In This Section

Numeric Data Types
Describes the integral and nonintegral numeric types.
Character Data Types
Describes the Char and String types.
Miscellaneous Data Types
Describes the Boolean, Date, and Object types.

Related Sections

Data Types
Introduces the Visual Basic .NET data types and describes how to use them.
Data Type Summary
Provides an overview of the elementary data types supplied by Visual Basic .NET.