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Variable description (Type of variable)
In french: Description de variable (Type de variable)
The Variable description type is used to get information about a member of a class or structure.
Note: See Declaring a variable for more details.
Example
// Retrieves the definition of type class or structure of variable x
MyDefinition is Definition
MyDefinition = GetDefinition(x)
// Retrieves the description of nValue member of class or structure
m is Variable Description
m = MyDefinition..Variable["nValue"]
Remarks

Properties specific to the description of Variable Description variables

The following properties can be used to handle a variable description:
Property nameType usedEffect
Versions 22 and later
Associated
New in version 22
Associated
Associated
Boolean
  • True if the variable comes from an associated element,
  • False if the variable comes from a base element.
This property is available in read-only.
DeclarationDefinitionDefinition of the class or structure that declares the member.
This property is available in read-only.
DefinitionDefinitionDefinition of member type.
This property is available in read-only.
GlobalBoolean
  • True if the member is global,
  • False otherwise.
This property is available in read-only.
InheritedBoolean
  • True if the member is inherited from a base class,
  • False otherwise.
This property is available in read-only.
MaskedBoolean
  • True if the member is hidden by a member of a derived class,
  • False otherwise.
This property is available in read-only.
NameCharacter stringName of member.
This property is available in read-only.

Note: These properties can be used with one of the following syntaxes:
  • <Variable name>..<Property name>
  • <Variable name>.<Property name>

Operation

The described member can be handled via the indirection:
  • {<object>, <variable description>}
  • {<object>, <variable description>} =...
Minimum version required
  • Version 16
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