Module: EBCDIC in Category General VBA/VB6 : Data Type and Unit Conversion from Total Visual SourceBook

Convert between ASCII characters and Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC) using VBA and VB6.

EBCDIC is an 8-bit character encoding used mainly on IBM mainframe and IBM midrange computer operating systems. Visit for more information.

Procedure Name Type Description
(Declarations) Declarations Declarations and private variables for the modEBCDIC module.
ASCIIByteToEBCDICByte Procedure Converts between ASCII character values and EBCDIC character values.
EBCDICByteToASCIIByte Procedure Converts between EBCDIC character values and ASCII character values.
' Example of modEBCDIC
' To use this example, create a new module and paste this code into it.
' Then run the procedure by putting the cursor in the procedure and pressing:
'    F5 to run it, or
'    F8 to step through it line-by-line (see the Debug menu for more options)

Private Sub Example_modEBCDIC()
  ' Comments: Examples using the modEBCDIC module to convert data between ASCII and Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC) formats using VBA and VB6.
  '           View the results in the Immediate Window.

  Dim bytCounter As Byte

  Debug.Print "ASCIIByteToEBCDICByte(): "
  For bytCounter = 0 To 7
    Debug.Print Asc(bytCounter) & " : " & ASCIIByteToEBCDICByte(bytCounter)
  Next bytCounter

  Debug.Print "EBCDICByteToASCIIByte(): "
  For bytCounter = 0 To 7
    Debug.Print Asc(bytCounter) & " : " & EBCDICByteToASCIIByte(bytCounter)
  Next bytCounter

End Sub

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