object variable

A variable containing an object recognized by Visual Basic.  You can declare variables of object data types with the Dim, Global, or Static statements.

You can create variables of these object types:

CheckBox              FileListBox       MDIForm

ComboBox             Form                OptionButton

CommandButton    Frame              PictureBox

CommonDialog      Grid                  TextBox

Control                  HScrollBar        Timer

Data                      Image               VScrollBar

DirListBox             Label

DriveListBox          ListBox


In the Professional Edition, you can also create variables of these object types:

Database              Index               Table

Dynaset                Indexes            TableDef

Field                     QueryDef         TableDefs

Fields                   Snapshot