VariantType Enumeration

 

Indicates the type of a variant object, returned by the VarType function.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public enum VariantType

Member nameDescription
Array

Array. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbArray.

Boolean

Boolean. (True or False.) This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbBoolean.

Byte

Byte. (0 through 255.) This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbByte.

Char

Char. (0 through 65535.) This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbChar.

Currency

Currency. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbCurrency.

DataObject

DataObject.

Date

Date. (0:00:00 on January 1, 0001 through 11:59:59 PM on December 31, 9999.) This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbDate.

Decimal

Decimal. (0 through +/-79,228,162,514,264,337,593,543,950,335 with no decimal point; 0 through +/-7.9228162514264337593543950335 with 28 places to the right of the decimal; smallest non-zero number is +/-0.0000000000000000000000000001.) This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbDecimal.

Double

Double. (-1.79769313486231E+308 through -4.94065645841247E-324 for negative values; 4.94065645841247E-324 through 1.79769313486231E+308 for positive values.) This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbDouble.

Empty

Null reference. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbEmpty.

Error
Integer

Integer. (-2,147,483,648 through 2,147,483,647.) This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbInteger.

Long

Long. (-9,223,372,036,854,775,808 through 9,223,372,036,854,775,807.) This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbLong.

Null

Null object. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbNull.

Object

Any type can be stored in a variable of type Object. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbObject.

Short

Short. (-32,768 through 32,767.)

Single

Single. (-3.402823E+38 through -1.401298E-45 for negative values; 1.401298E-45 through 3.402823E+38 for positive values.) This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbSingle.

String

String. (0 to approximately 2 billion Unicode characters.) This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbString.

UserDefinedType

User-defined type. Each member of the structure has a range determined by its data type and independent of the ranges of the other members. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbUserDefinedType.

Variant

Variant. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbVariant.

When you call the VarType function, you can use enumeration members in your code in place of the actual values.

The VariantType enumeration defines constants used to identify possible Variant types. The following table lists the VariantType enumeration members.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
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