Logical variables - values are True or False
These are short (16 bit) integers.
These are long (32 bit) integers.
Used for quantities which consist of a whole number combined with a fraction
with a fixed number of decimal places. As the name implies, they are useful
for dealing with monetary values.
These are floating point values, providing around 6 significant figures of
These are floating point values, providing around 14 significant figures of
A date variable is composed of two floating pointing values, one containing
a date and the other containing the time of day.
Variable length character strings.
A variant variable can contain any of the above data types. Variant data
variables change their type dynamically according to what is stored in them.
Note that variables are assumed to be Variant unless specifically declared
to be something else.