VB6 Class Init Params


Author: Dave
Date: 03.14.18 - 4:24am



Some people, myself included, wished vb6 allowed you to set some default parameters when you first create a class. Its just a small shortcut but its handy, especially if you have to set like 5-6 parameters. Upon further reflection this is a non-issue.
VB.net

dim c as new class1(1,"dog")
c.someMethod()


Traditional VB6 dim c as new class1 c.index = 1 c.name = "dog" c.someMethod()
Honestly though it doesn't take much foresight to reduce the vb6 code down to 2 lines as well which is functionally equivalent. Consider the following:
Dim c As New Class1
Call c.init(1, "dog").someMethod
Public index
Public name

Function init(i, n) As Class1
    index = i
    name = n
    Set init = Me
End Function

Function someMethod()
    MsgBox "Index: " & index & " Name: " & name
End Function


Universally default parameters of course are still set in class_initialize.




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