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Type Characters

Siebel VB permits the use of special characters as the suffix to the name of a function, variable, or constant. The character defines the data type of the variable or function, and operates as a de facto declaration. The type characters are shown in Table 4.

Table 4.  Data Type Suffix Characters
Data Type

Dynamic String




Long Integer


Single-precision floating-point


Double-precision floating-point


Currency (exact fixed point)


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