IsString?

nada

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I have a macro that gets data from another program. I want to check that data and "clean" it ie remove unneccessay blanks etc. The data is stored in the variable BBAnswer. I then check that variable:

If IsRatingOK(BBAnswer) Then
.......

Function IsRatingOK(BBAnswer As Variant) As Boolean
IsRatingOK = False
Rating = CleanRating(BBAnswer)
.............................
End Function

Function CleanRating(BBAnswer As Variant) As String
c_pos = InStr(1, BBAnswer, " ", 1)
...............
on the last row I get an error if BBAnswer is not a string ie it has some other format. Please help me how to solve this problem. Is there anything like IsDate() or is there any other way of solving this? Please help! Any help appreciated! Thanks alot in advance!
 

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nada

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hi! yes that seems to work. thanks!!!! is there any way to parse so that BBAnswer will always be a string?
 
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