How do you call a function in Visual Basic?

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A Visual Basic 2010 function is a type of procedure that returns a value which is passed on to the main procedure to finish the execution. A function is similar to a sub procedure but there is one major difference, a function returns a value whilst a sub procedure does not.

  1. You call a Function procedure by using the procedure name, followed by the argument list in parentheses, in an expression.
  2. You can omit the parentheses only if you are not supplying any arguments.
  3. A function can also be called using the Call statement, in which case the return value is ignored.
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Click to see full answer Keeping this in consideration, what is a function in Visual Basic?

A Visual Basic 2010 function is a type of procedure that returns a value which is passed on to the main procedure to finish the execution. A function is similar to a sub procedure but there is one major difference, a function returns a value whilst a sub procedure does not.

Also Know, how can a function return a value in Visual Basic? To return a value using the Return statement

  1. Put a Return statement at the point where the procedure's task is completed.
  2. Follow the Return keyword with an expression that yields the value you want to return to the calling code.
  3. You can have more than one Return statement in the same procedure.

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Beside above, how do you call a sub in Visual Basic?

Calling syntax You invoke a Sub procedure explicitly with a stand-alone calling statement. You cannot call it by using its name in an expression. You must provide values for all arguments that are not optional, and you must enclose the argument list in parentheses.

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What is Visual Basics used for?

Visual Basic can create executables (EXE files), ActiveX controls, or DLL files, but is primarily used to develop Windows applications and to interface database systems. Dialog boxes with less functionality can be used to provide pop-up capabilities.

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