Information.IsArray(Object) Information.IsArray(Object) Information.IsArray(Object) Information.IsArray(Object) Method

Definition

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether a variable points to an array.

public:
 static bool IsArray(System::Object ^ VarName);
public static bool IsArray (object VarName);
static member IsArray : obj -> bool
Public Function IsArray (VarName As Object) As Boolean
Parameters
VarName
Object Object Object Object

Required. Object variable.

Returns

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether a variable points to an array.

Examples

This example uses the IsArray function to check if several variables refer to an array.

Dim firstArray(4), secondArray(3) As Integer
Dim thisString As String = "Test"
Dim arrayCheck As Boolean
arrayCheck = IsArray(firstArray)
arrayCheck = IsArray(secondArray)
arrayCheck = IsArray(thisString)
' The first two calls to IsArray return True; the third returns False.

Remarks

IsArray returns True if the variable points to an array; otherwise, it returns False. IsArray is especially useful with objects that might contain arrays.

Applies to

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