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C# equivalent of VB's With keyword

, 27 May 2011 CPOL 71.8K 21
VB has a With keyword that you can use to save typing same variables name over and over again. Here's a similar workaround for C#


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27 May 2011
You can limit the scope of 'p' inside your function:private void Whatever() { DoStuffHere(); // 'p' is not in scope. { var p = this.StatusProgressBar; // 'p' is in scope. p.IsIndeterminate = false; p.[etc] } // 'p' is not in...
27 May 2011
You are introducing a variable “p” in the local scope of the whole function :snot really.. you know you can use brackets anywhere inside the code to define subscopes, don't you:{var p = this.StatusProgressBar;p.IsIndeterminate = false;p.Visibility = Visibility.Visible;p.Minimum =...
15 Feb 2012
It's not realy an alternate - but I think it should be mentioned. Most time you have this kind of code during initialization. So why not use this:StatusProgressBar spb = new StatusProgressBar() { IsIndeterminate = false, Visibility = Visibility.Visible, ...
16 Feb 2012
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This class wraps any Type to allow it to be used only within the context of a using statement. It allows for implicit casting to T so it is pretty transpartent.Example usage: using(string scoped_string = Scope("Hello, World!")) { ...


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