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The AS keyword defines a variable value's type.


  • Specifies a variable's type in a declarative statement or parameter list using:


DIM or REDIM
DECLARE
SUB
FUNCTION
TYPE
DEF FN
SHARED
COMMON SHARED
STATIC


  • 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: TYPE
  • Assigns a file number to a file or device in an OPEN statement:
  • Specifies a field name in a random-access record: FIELD
  • Specifies a new file name when you rename a file: NAME
  • NOTE: Many Qbasic keyword variable names CAN be used with a STRING suffix($) ONLY! 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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