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I am calling a method:
lstMessages = UserDetailsService.GetMessagesForUser((thisUserID.Id).ToString()).ToList();
While stepping through the code without the lstMessages on the left it works fine, but when I set it to equal I get the error.

Kind of new to Generics.

Why am I getting this error?
Posted 13-Dec-12 9:02am
Edited 13-Dec-12 9:14am
Akbar Ali Hussain at 13-Dec-12 15:04pm
What is the type of lstMessages?
DinoRondelly at 13-Dec-12 15:10pm
How did you declare lstMessages ?

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Solution 1

The error message is pretty straightforward

It can't convert from the type on the right, to the type on the left.

The type of lstMessages should be as the right hand side functions return (which is a Generic List).
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 13-Dec-12 17:20pm
Right, a 5.
wizardzz at 13-Dec-12 17:26pm
Thanks Sergey.

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