Modules (Visual Basic)
Updated: July 20, 2015
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Visual Basic provides several modules that enable you to simplify common tasks in your code, including manipulating strings, performing mathematical calculations, getting system information, performing file and directory operations, and so on. The following table lists the modules provided by Visual Basic.
|Constants||Contains miscellaneous constants. These constants can be used anywhere in your code.|
|ControlChars||Contains constant control characters for printing and displaying text.|
|Conversion||Contains members that convert decimal numbers to other bases, numbers to strings, strings to numbers, and one data type to another.|
|DateAndTime||Contains members that get the current date or time, perform date calculations, return a date or time, set the date or time, or time the duration of a process.|
|ErrObject||Contains information about run-time errors and methods to raise or clear an error.|
|FileSystem||Contains members that perform file, directory or folder, and system operations.|
|Financial||Contains procedures that are used to perform financial calculations.|
|Globals||Contains information about the current scripting engine version.|
|Information||Contains the members that return, test for, or verify information such as array size, type names, and so on.|
|Interaction||Contains members interact with objects, applications, and systems.|
|Strings||Contains members that perform string operations such as reformatting strings, searching a string, getting the length of a string, and so on.|
|VBMath||Contains members perform mathematical operations.|