Constants Class

Definition

The Constants module contains miscellaneous constants. These constants can be used anywhere in your code.

public ref class Constants sealed
[Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.StandardModule]
public sealed class Constants
type Constants = class
Public Module Constants
Inheritance
Constants
Attributes

Remarks

This module supports the Visual Basic language constants that correspond to the members of many Visual Basic enumerations:

Fields

vbAbort

Indicates that the Abort button was clicked in a message box. Returned by the MsgBox function.

vbAbortRetryIgnore

Indicates that the Abort, Retry, and Ignore buttons will be displayed when the MsgBox function is called.

vbApplicationModal

Indicates that the message box will be displayed as a modal dialog box when the MsgBox function is called.

vbArchive

Indicates that the file has changed since the last backup operation for file-access functions.

vbArray

Indicates that the type of a variant object is an array. Returned by the VarType function.

vbBack

Represents a backspace character for print and display functions.

vbBinaryCompare

Specifies that a binary comparison should be performed when comparison functions are called.

vbBoolean

Indicates that the type of a variant object is Boolean. Returned by the VarType function.

vbByte

Indicates that the type of a variant object is Byte. Returned by the VarType function.

vbCancel

Indicates that the Cancel button was clicked in a message box. Returned by the MsgBox function.

vbCr

Represents a carriage-return character for print and display functions.

vbCritical

Indicates that the critical message icon will be displayed when the MsgBox function is called.

vbCrLf

Represents a carriage-return character combined with a linefeed character for print and display functions.

vbCurrency

Indicates that the type of a variant object is Currency. Returned by the VarType function.

vbDate

Indicates that the type of a variant object is Date. Returned by the VarType function.

vbDecimal

Indicates that the type of a variant object is Decimal. Returned by the VarType function.

vbDefaultButton1

Indicates that the leftmost button is selected as the default button when the message box appears.

vbDefaultButton2

Indicates that the second button from the left is selected as the default button when the message box appears.

vbDefaultButton3

Indicates that the third button from the left is selected as the default button when the message box appears.

vbDirectory

Indicates that the file is a directory or folder for file-access functions.

vbDouble

Indicates that the type of a variant object is Double. Returned by the VarType function.

vbEmpty

Indicates that the type of a variant object is Empty. Returned by the VarType function.

vbExclamation

Indicates that the exclamation icon will be displayed when the MsgBox function is called.

vbFalse

Indicates that a Boolean value of False should be used when number-formatting functions are called.

vbFirstFourDays

Indicates that the first week of the year that has at least four days should be used when date-related functions are called.

vbFirstFullWeek

Indicates that the first full week of the year should be used when date-related functions are called.

vbFirstJan1

Indicates that the week of the year in which January 1 occurs should be used when date-related functions are called.

vbFormFeed

Represents a form-feed character for print functions.

vbFriday

Specifies that Friday should be used as the first day of the week when date-related functions are called.

vbGeneralDate

Indicates that the general date format for the current culture should be used when the FormatDateTime function is called.

vbGet

Specifies that a property value should be retrieved when the CallByName function is called.

vbHidden

Indicates that the file is a hidden file for file-access functions.

vbHide

Indicates that the window style is hidden for the invoked program when the Shell function is called.

vbHiragana

Indicates Hiragana characters should be converted to Katakana characters when the StrConv function is called.

vbIgnore

Indicates that the Ignore button was clicked in a message box. Returned by the MsgBox function.

vbInformation

Indicates that the information icon will display when the MsgBox function is called.

vbInteger

Indicates that the type of a variant object is Integer. Returned by the VarType function.

vbKatakana

Indicates that Katakana characters should be converted to Hiragana characters when the StrConv function is called.

vbLet

Indicates that a property value should be set to an object instance when the CallByName function is called.

vbLf

Represents a linefeed character for print and display functions.

vbLinguisticCasing

Indicates that characters should be converted to use linguistic rules for casing instead of file system rules for casing to when the StrConv function is called.

vbLong

Indicates the type of a variant object is Long. Returned by the VarType function.

vbLongDate

Indicates that the long date format for the current culture should be used when the FormatDateTime function is called.

vbLongTime

Indicates that the long time format for the current culture should be used when the FormatDateTime function is called.

vbLowerCase

Indicates that characters should be converted to lowercase when the StrConv function is called.

vbMaximizedFocus

Indicates that the window style is maximized with focus for the invoked program when the Shell function is called.

vbMethod

Specifies that a method should be called when the CallByName function is called.

vbMinimizedFocus

Indicates that the window style is minimized with focus for the invoked program when the Shell function is called.

vbMinimizedNoFocus

Indicates that the window style is minimized without focus for the invoked program when the Shell function is called.

vbMonday

Specifies that Monday should be used as the first day of the week when date-related functions are called.

vbMsgBoxHelp

Indicates that the Help button will be displayed when the MsgBox function is called.

vbMsgBoxRight

Indicates that text will be right-aligned when the MsgBox function is called.

vbMsgBoxRtlReading

Indicates that right-to-left reading text (Hebrew and Arabic systems) will be displayed when the MsgBox function is called.

vbMsgBoxSetForeground

Indicates that the message box will display in the foreground when the MsgBox function is called.

vbNarrow

Indicates that wide (double-byte) characters should be converted to narrow (single-byte) characters when the StrConv function is called.

vbNewLine

Represents a newline character for print and display functions.

vbNo

Indicates that the No button was clicked in a message box. Returned by the MsgBox function.

vbNormal

Indicates that the file is a normal file for file-access functions.

vbNormalFocus

Indicates that the window style is normal with focus for the invoked program when the Shell function is called.

vbNormalNoFocus

Indicates that the window style is normal without focus for the invoked program when the Shell function is called.

vbNull

Indicates that the type of a variant object is Nothing. Returned by the VarType function.

vbNullChar

Represents a null character for print and display functions.

vbNullString

Represents a zero-length string for print and display functions, and for calling external procedures.

vbObject

Indicates that the type of a variant object is Object. Returned by the VarType function.

vbObjectError

Represents the object error number. User-defined error numbers should be greater than this value.

vbOK

Indicates that the OK button was clicked in a message box. Returned by the MsgBox function.

vbOKCancel

Indicates that the OK and Cancel buttons will be displayed when the MsgBox function is called.

vbOKOnly

Indicates that only the OK button will be displayed when the MsgBox function is called.

vbProperCase

Indicates that the first letter of every word in a string should be converted to uppercase and the remaining characters to lowercase when the StrConv function is called.

vbQuestion

Indicates that the question icon will be displayed when the MsgBox function is called.

vbReadOnly

Indicates that the file is a read-only file for file-access functions.

vbRetry

Indicates that the Retry button was clicked in a message box. Returned by the MsgBox function.

vbRetryCancel

Indicates that the Retry and Cancel buttons will be displayed when the MsgBox function is called.

vbSaturday

Specifies that Saturday should be used as the first day of the week when date-related functions are called.

vbSet

Indicates that a property value should be set when the CallByName function is called.

vbShortDate

Indicates that the short-date format for the current culture should be used when the FormatDateTime function is called.

vbShortTime

Indicates that the short-time format for the current culture should be used when the FormatDateTime function is called.

vbSimplifiedChinese

Indicates that characters should be converted to Simplified Chinese when the StrConv function is called.

vbSingle

Indicates that the type of a variant object is Single. Returned by the VarType function.

vbString

Indicates that the type of a variant object is String. Returned by the VarType function.

vbSunday

Specifies that Sunday should be used as the first day of the week when date-related functions are called.

vbSystem

Indicates that the file is a system file for file-access functions.

vbSystemModal

Indicates that the message box will be displayed as a modal dialog box when the MsgBox function is called.

vbTab

Represents a tab character for print and display functions.

vbTextCompare

Indicates that a text comparison should be performed when comparison functions are called.

vbThursday

Specifies that Thursday should be used as the first day of the week when date-related functions are called.

vbTraditionalChinese

Indicates that characters should be converted to Traditional Chinese when the StrConv function is called.

vbTrue

Indicates that a Boolean value of True should be used when number-formatting functions are called.

vbTuesday

Specifies that Tuesday should be used as the first day of the week when date-related functions are called.

vbUpperCase

Indicates that characters should be converted to uppercase when the StrConv function is called.

vbUseDefault

Indicates that the default Boolean value should be used when number-formatting functions are called.

vbUserDefinedType

Indicates that the type of a variant object is a user-defined type. Returned by the VarType function.

vbUseSystem

Indicates that the week specified by your system as the first week of the year should be used when date-related functions are called.

vbUseSystemDayOfWeek

Indicates that the day specified by your system as the first day of the week should be used when date-related functions are called.

vbVariant

Indicates that the type of a variant object is Variant. Returned by the VarType function.

vbVerticalTab

Represents a carriage-return character for print functions.

vbVolume

Indicates the volume label file attribute for file-access functions.

vbWednesday

Specifies that Wednesday should be used as the first day of the week when date-related functions are called.

vbWide

Indicates that narrow (single-byte) characters should be converted to wide (double-byte) characters when the StrConv function is called.

vbYes

Indicates that the Yes button was clicked in a message box. Returned by the MsgBox function.

vbYesNo

Indicates that the Yes and No buttons will be displayed when the MsgBox function is called.

vbYesNoCancel

Indicates that the Yes, No, and Cancel buttons will be displayed when the MsgBox function is called.

Methods

Equals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.

(Inherited from Object)
GetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)
GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Applies to

See also