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The [[AS]] keyword defines a variable data [[type]].  
The [[AS]] keyword defines a variable data [[Variable Types|type]].  




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===Details===
===Details===
* Specifies a '''[[parameter]]''' variable's type in a [[SUB]] or [[FUNCTION]] procedure. '''Cannot be used to define a function's [[type]]'''
* Specifies a '''[[parameter]]''' variable's type in a [[SUB]] or [[FUNCTION]] procedure. '''Cannot be used to define a function's [[Variable Types|type]]'''
* Specifies an element's type in a user-defined data [[TYPE]].
* Specifies an element's type in a user-defined data [[TYPE]].
* Assigns a file number to a file or device in an [[OPEN]] statement.
* Assigns a file number to a file or device in an [[OPEN]] statement.

Latest revision as of 01:25, 24 January 2021

The AS keyword defines a variable data type.


Description


Details

  • Specifies a parameter variable's type in a SUB or FUNCTION procedure. Cannot be used to define a function's type
  • Specifies an element's type in a user-defined data TYPE.
  • Assigns a file number to a file or device in an OPEN statement.
  • Specifies a field name in a random-access record (see FIELD)
  • Specifies a new file name when you rename a file (see NAME)
  • NOTE: Many QBasic keywords can be used as variable names if they are created as STRINGs using the suffix $. You cannot use them without the suffix, use a numerical suffix or use DIM, REDIM, _DEFINE, BYVAL or TYPE variable AS statements.


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