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VBScript in a Nutshell by Ron Petrusha, Paul Lomax, Matt Childs

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Name

Property Get Statement

Syntax

[Public [Default] | Private Property Get name [(arglist)]
    [statements]
    [name = expression]
    [Exit Property] 
    [statements]
    [name = expression]
End Property
Public

Use: Optional

Type: Keyword

Makes the property accessible from outside the class, giving it scope through all procedures in all scripts. Public and Private are mutually exclusive.

Default

Use: Optional

Type: Keyword

Used only with the Public keyword to indicate that a public property is the default property of the class.

Private

Use: Optional

Type: Keyword

Restricts the scope of the property to those procedures within the same Class...End Class code block. Public and Private are mutually exclusive.

name

Use: Required

The name of the property.

arglist

Use: Optional

Data Subtype: Any

A comma-delimited list of variables to be passed to the property as arguments from the calling procedure.

statements

Use: Optional

Program code to be executed within the property.

expression

Use: Optional

Variant Subtype: Any

The value to return from the property to the calling procedure.

arglist has the following syntax:
[ByVal | ByRef] argname[( )]
ByVal

Use: Optional

The argument is passed by value; that is, a local copy of the variable is assigned the value of the argument.

ByRef

Use: Optional

The argument is passed by reference; that is, the local variable is simply a reference to the argument being passed. Changes made to the local variable are reflected in the argument. ByRef is the default way of passing variables.

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