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Old 10-22-2009, 04:23 PM   #1
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Default c# 'out object'

How do you declare an 'out object'? For example:

GetField(string FieldName, out object value);

So if I wanted to get the field 'IO-Name' and store it in the 'Name' variable how can I do it?

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Old 11-04-2009, 10:37 PM   #2
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Default Re: c# 'out object'

I personally think that methods that return a value are a simpler alternative. I hadn't even heard of 'out' objects until recently. But I believe the correct implementation goes something like this:

void Main() {

   String myName;

   SetMyName(out myName);

} // end Main

void SetMyName(out String myVal) {
   myVal = "Daeva";
} // end SetMyName
I didn't compile that, but hopefully that helps.

*EDIT: Note that it is important to not initialize the value being assigned with out.
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