I think you would be amazed how often VB converts those strings, anyway....

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"Oren" <CompuMight@erols.com> wrote in message
> First of all, usually strings have to do with UI, the user is the slowest

part of a computer, ), therefore if you must do "a" + "
> b" + "c", they most likely won't notice the less than a milisecond

difference, )
> Second of all, if you create an AX dll there is no unicode/ansi

conversion. You can cheat the conversion via type libraries.
> Oren