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Chapter 12. Managing Variables, Data, an... > Categorizing Data Using Datatypes

Categorizing Data Using Datatypes

The most basic piece of information to know about a variable is its datatype. For instance, many problems result from using a text string where ActionScript requires a number, or vice versa.

Mysterious errors often result from using the wrong datatype. See the “Troubleshooting” section later in this chapter, page 212.


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