This page is specific to the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Language Reference for Office 2010.
Returns a Variant (String) representation of a number.
When numbers are converted to strings, a leading space is always reserved for the sign of number. If number is positive, the returned string contains a leading space and the plus sign is implied.
Use the Format function to convert numeric values you want formatted as dates, times, or currency or in other user-defined formats. Unlike Str, the Format function doesn't include a leading space for the sign of number.
The Str function recognizes only the period (.) as a valid decimal separator. When different decimal separators may be used (for example, in international applications), use CStr to convert a number to a string.
This example uses the Str function to return a string representation of a number. When a number is converted to a string, a leading space is always reserved for its sign.
Dim MyString MyString = Str(459) ' Returns " 459". MyString = Str(-459.65) ' Returns "-459.65". MyString = Str(459.001) ' Returns " 459.001".