Select Case (switch) in Visual Basic

VB also provides a Select Case block that you can use to evaluate a single variable or expression for multiple possible values. The Select Case statement supports the String, Char, Date, and Boolean data types, as well as virtually every simple numeric data type.

In the following code, each case examines the MyNumber variable and tests whether it’s equal to a specific integer.


Module Module1

    Sub Main()

        Dim Number1 As Integer
        Number1 = 2

        Select Case Number1
            Case 1
                Console.WriteLine("value is 1")
            Case 2
                Console.WriteLine("value is 2")
            Case Else
                Console.WriteLine("value is other than 1 and 2")
        End Select

    End Sub

End Module


value is 2

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