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using .vb files to hold variables

Last Modified: 2013-11-26
Hope you can help, i am pretty new to asp.net vb. i have created a file in my app_code folder called config.vb and want to set some global variables that can be used across all the pages in the whole application, my question is, how do i set the variables in the .vb file and how do i make them accessible to the pages and how do i call the variable value.
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put all the global variables in a static class and make all the variables as Public


public static class GloabalVariables
          public static int Globalint = 0;
          public static string GLobalstr = "Udhay";


Else make use of Property
In VB.Net

Public NotInheritable Class GloabalVariables
    Public Shared Globalint As Integer = 0
    Public Shared Globalstr As String = "Udhay"  
End Class
You can access this variable from other files in the following way

a = GloabalVariables.Globalint

make sure that the namespace of all the files are same

if namespaces are different then

a = {namepsace}.GloabalVariables.Globalint


I forgot to say i think I am using VB.net
Still you can use that

In VB.Net

Public NotInheritable Class GloabalVariables
    Public Shared Globalint As Integer = 0
    Public Shared Globalstr As String = "Udhay"  
End Class
√Čric MoreauSenior .Net Consultant
Top Expert 2016

the nature of the web is to be stateless. between trips, you should persist your variables elsewhere. You can use cookies, session, viewstate, ....


my idea was that i place a global variable into my globalvariables.vb file like this:
Public Shared imgurlstr As String = "http://images.com/"
which is fine, but on my other page example.aspx.vb i want to put, as an example:  
Label1.Text = imgurlstr

but it just says imgurlstr is not declared, i want it to read the value from the .vb file

Or is this not the right thing to be doing, i didn't really want ot be going down the cookie or session route.

use the class and namespace
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