Int8 Data Type

Holds signed 8-bit (1-byte) integer values in the range −128 – +127.


Default value
When you declare a variable of type Int8 and leave it uninitialized,, its value defaults to zero (0).
The Int8 data type widens to Int16, Int32, Int, Int64, Int128, Real32, Real64, Real, or Real128 without any risk of overflow.
Type characters
Int8 has no type characters.

Shared methods and properties

Int8.Bits As UInt
Returns the number of available bits. This is always 8.
Int8.Max As Int8
Returns the maximum positive value.
Int8.Min As Int8
Returns the minimum negative value.


Dim foo As Int8

See also