Short Data Type

Holds signed 16-bit (2-byte) integer values in the range −32,768 – +32,767.

Remarks

Default value
When you declare a variable of type Short and leave it uninitialized,, its value defaults to zero (0).
Coercion
The Short data type widens to Integer, Int, Long, Huge, Single, Double, Real, or Quad without any risk of overflow.
Type characters
Short has no type character.

Examples

Dim foo As Short

See also