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Any way to make the data type a memvar?

Any way to make the data type a memvar?

Any way to make the data type a memvar?

Imagine the situation where you don't know the data type of a, say, parameter passed to your Procedure. Then you do something like


Dim liVarType As Integer = VarType(tArg) 

Then you need some local memvar of the same type (say, substring to find, or an index number), or... you've got the idea.
All I could think about was something like this:


Dim liVarType As Integer = VarType(tArg)

Select Case liVarType
Case VariantType.Char
   Dim lvMyLocalMemvar As Char
Case VariantType.Date
   Dim lvMyLocalMemvar As Date
Case VariantType.Decimal
End Select 

Is there any way to assign Memvar's data type directly? Something like:


Dim lvMyLocalMemvar As (VariantType.(VarType(tArg))) 

Yes, I understand that VariantType is just a kind of array holding integers as IDs of this or that data type. I'm just trying to convey the idea.



RE: Any way to make the data type a memvar?

Have a look at method overloading, as that might offer a solution

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