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How to setup a global array????????

How to setup a global array????????

How to setup a global array????????

(OP)
Another quick question please guys. I need to make an array global so that other sub and functions can access it - how do I do this?

I would be using the Sub uto_Open to get it to intially read some data from a file into an array and then instead of having to query the file it just queries the array.


Thanks again folks,



Neil.

RE: How to setup a global array????????

(OP)
Sorted now. Thanks.

RE: How to setup a global array????????

Why do I keep on thinking your name is Minty Ginger? :-S

If you want a global scope to your array it's just the same as for "normal" variables.

eg declare array in Module1 which also contains sub to set up array:

Public str_arr() As String
Dim i As Integer
Sub set_up_arr()
ReDim str_arr(4)
For i = 0 To 4
    str_arr(i) = "Mr Man " & i + 1
    Next
End Sub


Note the use of "Public" rather than "Dim" - this ensures code in otehr modules can "see" array.

I used array in Sheet1 module by tying it to worksheet change event:

Option Explicit

Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
Dim i As Integer
For i = 0 To 4
    MsgBox str_arr(i)
    Next
End Sub


try it for yourself - you should be able to get it working.

Moral is - just use Public keyword.

RE: How to setup a global array????????

Oooops, glad you sorted it yourself.

RE: How to setup a global array????????

(OP)
No, it's appreciated. I just put Global for the variable at the very top ofeverything - so not in any functions or subs and then fill it in a sub and use it in another sub. Seems to work.

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