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TypeName returns a string specifying the type of a variable. The required parameter, variable, is any variable.

Table 24: TypeName return values

Return value Description
Boolean Boolean value
Currency Currency value
Date Date value
Double Double-precision floating-point value
Integer Integer value
Object Generic object
String String value
Array Array

Example (Basic)

Rem TypeName Example
'TypeName returns variable type as a string
Dim nInteger, nSingle
nInteger = CInt(44)
Print 44 & " is a/an " & TypeName(nInteger)
nSingle = CSng(99.44)
Print 99.44 & " is a/an " & TypeName(nSingle)


44 is a/an Integer
99.44 is a/an Double

Related Items

Is, VarType