IsEmpty Function

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether a variable has been initialized.

Syntax

IsEmpty ( expression )

The required expressionargument is a Variant containing a numeric or string expression. However, because IsEmpty is used to determine if individual variables are initialized, the expression argument is most often a single variable name.

Remarks

IsEmpty returns True if the variable is uninitialized, or is explicitly set to Empty; otherwise, it returns False. False is always returned if expression contains more than one variable. IsEmpty only returns meaningful information for variants.

Example

Note   Examples that follow demonstrate the use of this function in a Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) module. For more information about working with VBA, select Developer Reference in the drop-down list next to Search and enter one or more terms in the search box.

This example uses the IsEmpty function to determine whether a variable has been initialized.

Dim MyVar, MyCheck
MyCheck = IsEmpty(MyVar) ' Returns True.
MyVar = Null ' Assign Null.
MyCheck = IsEmpty(MyVar) ' Returns False.
MyVar = Empty ' Assign Empty.
MyCheck = IsEmpty(MyVar) ' Returns True.

Applies To: Access 2007, Access 2010 Developer, Access 2013 Developer, Access 2007 Developer, Access 2013, Access 2010, Access 2016 Preview



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