This content is no longer actively maintained. It is provided as is, for anyone who may still be using these technologies, with no warranties or claims of accuracy with regard to the most recent product version or service release.
Single data type
A fundamental data type that holds single-precision floating-point numbers in IEEE format. A Single variable is stored as a 32-bit (4-byte) number, ranging in value from 3.402823E38 to 1.401298E45 for negative values, from 1.401298E45 to 3.402823E38 for positive values, and 0. The type-declaration character is ! (ANSI character 33).