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Constant Declaration

{ PUBLIC | PRIVATE } CONST Identifier AS Datatype = ConstantValue

This keyword declares a class global constant.

This constant is accessible everywhere in the class it is declared.

If the PUBLIC keyword is specified, it will be also accessible to the other classes having a reference to an object of this class.

Constant datatype can be: Boolean, Integer, Long, Float or String.

Examples

PUBLIC CONST MAX_FILE AS Integer = 30

PRIVATE CONST DEBUG AS Boolean = TRUE

PRIVATE CONST MAGIC_HEADER AS String = "# Gambas form file"

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