Variants and Subtypes
VBScript has a single data type called a variant. Variants have the ability to store different types of data. The types of data that a variant can store are referred to as subtypes.
The table below describes the subtypes supported by VBScript.
|Subtype||Description of Uses for Each Subtype|
|Byte||Integer numbers between 0 to 255|
|Boolean||True and False|
|Date||Date and time|
|Double||Extremely large numbers with decimal points|
|Empty||The value that a variant holds before being used|
|Error||An error number|
|Integer||Large integers between -32,768 and 32,767|
|Long||Extremely large integers (-2,147,483,648 and 2,147,483,647)|
|Null||No valid data|
|Single||Large numbers with decimal points|