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Old May 10th, 2006, 03:24 PM
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Default Passing an array to a Sub or Function

How do I pass an array to a Sub or Function?

Lets say I have a single dimensional array with from 0 to 10.

When passing to an array to a sub do I have to specify the array number as in the example below?

Call OtherSubRoutine(strArray(9))
                  or
Call OtherSubRoutine(strArray())

will the second option pass all values or give me an error?

and how do I receive in the sub that is being called?

example:
Sub OtherSubRoutine(strArray(9) As String)
              or
Sub OtherSubRoutine(strArray() As String)
              or
Sub OtherSubRoutine(ReDim Preserve strArray() As String)


I'm confused. What to do? Please advise...

Thanks,
Don

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All you need to do is put the name of the array after the sub/function name without parentheses:

      myfunc myarray

You do have to enclose the entire parameter list in parentheses if you are calling a function and using it's return value:

      MsgBox "myfunc returned " & myfunc( myarray )

Hope this clear things up for you.
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ok thanks,
You answered half my question and I appreciate it. So the other half is...how do I receive an array in the arguments section of the called sub/function? Can you also give an example to show me how to return the array values from within the function that is called. For example: with normal functions I might want to know if the value of something is true or false so I have my function look like this:

Function SomeFunctionEx(strArgBeingPassed as String) As Boolean

If (strArgBeingPassed = "Something") Then
    SomeFunctionEx = True
Else
    SomeFunctionEx = False
End If

End Function

Now if I wanted to return an array from a function that is similar to the above example then is the below syntax correct?

Function SomeArrayFunctionEx(strArgBeingPassed as String) As String

'There is a bunch of code in here that does stuff and populates the array.

'Now I return the array.
SomeArrayFunctionEx = strArgBeingPassed

End Function

Does the above example return the entire array to the sub or function that called it?

Thanks for you help with this subject.

Don

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