what does Dim do?

garysenter

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i know i should know this :oops: , but what does Dim do/mean? I see a lot of people using it in macros.
 

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NateO

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It declares the name, data type and possibly dimension of local variables, either at a procedural or modular level of scope. :)
 
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BrianB

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It also reserves a memory space at the beginning of a project (items at the top of the list are found quicker). Only really makes a difference when the variable is used withing a long-running loop.
 
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