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Elementary Data Types 

Visual Basic supplies a set of predefined data types, which 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 in Visual Basic

Introduces the Visual Basic data types and describes how to use them.

Data Type Summary (Visual Basic)

Provides an overview of the elementary data types supplied by Visual Basic.