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Keywords and Members by Task

Visual Basic language keywords and run-time library members are organized by purpose and use.

Category Description
Arrays Creating, defining, and using arrays.
Collections Using collections.
Compiler Directives Controlling compiler behavior.
Control Flow Looping and controlling procedure flow.
Conversion Converting numbers and data types.
Data Types Data types and object subtypes.
Dates and Times Converting and using date and time expressions.
Directories and Files Controlling the file system and processing files.
Errors Trapping and returning error values.
Financial Performing financial calculations.
Input and Output Receiving input and displaying or printing output.
Information and Interaction Starting other applications and processing events.
Math Performing trigonometric and other mathematical calculations.
Operators Comparing expressions and other operations.
Registry Deleting, reading, and saving program settings.
String Manipulation Manipulating strings and string type data.
Declarations and Constants Declaring programming elements and defining constants.

See Also

Visual Basic Language Keywords | Visual Basic Run-Time Library Members