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When you declare a variable, a field or a procedure parameter, you have to give it a type. A type specifies the kind of data that can be stored in that variable, field or parameter.
The syntax for types was kept as simple as possible. As a general rule, you always read a type from left to right. For more info, see the pages about pointer and array types.
There are 3 kinds of types: