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I am trying to understand what I am missing! I would like to be able to convert a string variable in to something readable in a List<> or IList<>?
Thank You in advance for any assistance in furthering my understanding :)

What I have tried:

<pre lang="c#"><pre>using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;

namespace TestListConsoleApp1
{
    class Program
    {

        static void Main(string[] args)
        {

            // Variable Type defined
            string fName, lName;

            // Variable assignment
            Console.WriteLine("Enter a first name: ");
            fName = Console.ReadLine();
            Console.WriteLine("Enter a last name: ");
            lName = Console.ReadLine();
            
            // Create a list of First and Last names
            List<Names> name = new List<Names>();

            //Add a First Name and Last Name to the list
            
            
        }
    }

    public class Names
    {

        public string firstName { get; set; }
        public string lastName { get; set; }

    }
}
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Updated 11-Jul-19 19:08pm
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Solution 1

Okay answered my own question... int.Parse
   
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Patrice T 12-Jul-19 0:44am
   
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Solution 2

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Okay answered my own question... int.Parse

Instead of using int.Parse, I'd strongly suggest you use int.TryParse[^] - Parse will throw an exception (which will crash your app) is the user input is not a valid integer, TryParse won't. Since users have six thumbs on each hand, it's best not to rely on them always typing correctly!
int value;
do 
   {
   Console.Write("Enter a number: ");
   string userInput = Console.ReadLine();
   } while (!int.TryParse(userInput, out value));
   

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