[thelist] ASP: DIM var AS ??

Stephen Caudill SCaudill at municode.com
Wed Jul 2 16:36:52 CDT 2003

Casey Crookston bespaketh on Wednesday, July 02, 2003 4:39 PM:

> Hello Listers,
> Question: what is the syntax to define a variable as an integer?
> I have a VERY simple if then statement:
> if cat = cat_id then
>    klass="navigation2"
> else
>    klass="navigation"
> Weird thing... ONLY the "else" gets triggered, even when cat and
> cat_id are equal.  I have checked and double checked (even
> response.wrote the two vars
> to the screen) but for what ever reason klass will never be equal to
> "navigation2".  Ever.  Even when cat = cat_id.
> About the only thing I can figure is that cat is being defined as a
> string and cat_id as a number (or vise versa).  So I need to know how
> to specifiy that both are integers.
> Thanks,
> Casey

  You're dead right. if you request like so:
it'll straighten you right out.  here's a link to the description of cint:
you can also clng, cdbl, cbool, etc.  check out the functions page for vbscript on devguru.com


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