System.VarCast

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Object Pascal

procedure VarCast(var Dest: Variant; Source: Variant; VarType: Integer);

C++

extern void __fastcall  VarCast(Variant &dest, const Variant& source, int type);

Properties

Type Visibility Source Unit Parent
procedure
function
public
System.pas
sysvari.h
System System

Description

Converts a variant to a specified type.

VarCast converts a variant to a specified type and returns a new Variant that has the specified type. The following table describes the parameters expected by the VarCast routine.



Parameter Description

Dest

The resulting variant. Dest contains the converted value.

Source

The variant that contains the input value.

VarType

The type of the new variant.



Note: An exception is raised if the conversion is not possible.

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