Chapter 10. Creating Modules and Procedures

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Employ structured programming techniques and create modules containing public variables and procedure definitions.

  • Practice using public variables that have a global scope.

  • Increase programming efficiency by creating user-defined functions and Sub procedures.

  • Master the syntax for calling and using user-defined procedures.

  • Pass arguments to procedures by value and by reference.

In the first nine chapters of this book, you have used event procedures such as Button1_Click, Timer1_Tick, and Form1_Load to manage events and organize the flow of your programs. In Microsoft Visual Basic programming, all executable statements must be placed inside some procedure; ...

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