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Lets you connect to another Dictionary object in the same process.


Dictionary.Connect (DictionaryName as String)

Where Type Optional Default Description
 DictionaryName  String     Name of dictionary to connect or create 


The Connect method is a main idea of extended functionality against Scripting.Dictionary . You can create Dictionary object interface in any thread of the main process (for example one app pool, one COM+ app) and work with one selected dictionary using the object interface.
The first call with the DictionaryName will create a new empty named dictionary, next subsequent calls with the same DictionaryName connect to the named dictionary.
The number of named dictionaries is unlimited.
See also Share dictionary values over processes/remote computers (from VBSCript in ASP to WSH, ..).


ASP - Share application variables

See also

Dictionary.Lock, Dictionary.Unlock, Dictionary.LockDuration, Dictionary.RefCounter, Dictionary.RemoveDictionary, Dictionary.Disconnect, Dictionary.Name, Dictionary.Dictionaries

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Methods of Dictionary class

Add, Connect, Disconnect, Exists, Load, Lock, Remove, RemoveAll, RemoveDictionary, Save, Unlock

Properties of Dictionary class

CompareMode, Count, Dictionaries, Item, Items, ItemsCount, Key, Keys, KeysCount, LockDuration, Name, RefCounter, UniqueKeys


Free threaded dictionary object. Lets you work with unique/non-unique keys, any VARIANT values and connect to other dictionary in the same process.
     Dictionary is a COM class specially designed as a free-threaded dictionary in Application scope of ASP/ASP.Net pages. It also works with script other engines in VB Script and JScript (ASP,ASP.Net, WSH, CHM, HTA), VB Net, Visual basic (VBA - VB 5, VB 6, Word, Excel, Access, ), C#, J#, C++, ASP, ASP.Net, Delphi and with T-SQL OLE functions - see Use ByteArray object article. You can also use the object in other programming environments with COM support, such is PowerBuilder.
     Source code for Dictionary is available within distribution license, please see License page for Multi Dictionary or License page for ASP file upload and ScriptUtilities.


Free-threaded (multithreaded) dictionary object. Lets you work with unique/non-unique keys in VBScript and JScript envinronment (share application/session variables in ASP) or any other programming language. You can share dictionary variables between processes or computers, you can save or restore dictionary variables to a disk, work with keys using regular expression and more.

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