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Visual Basic for Applications Reference

Visual Studio 6.0

Variable uses a type not supported in Visual Basic (Error 458)


Not every variable that appears in a type library or object library can be used by every programming language. This error has the following cause and solution:

  • You tried to use a variable defined in a type library or object library that has a data type that isn't supported by Visual Basic.

    You can't use a variable of a type not recognized by Visual Basic in a Visual Basic program.

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