?
Solved

global variables

Posted on 2008-10-27
4
Medium Priority
?
1,691 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-17
the attached code snippet is how I setup a globally accessible string.

below, how I do the same for an array of 50 strings as follows:  (to be globally accessible)

string[] inputData = new string[50];
private static string inputText;
 
        public static string _inputText
        {
            get { return inputText; }
            set { inputText = value; }
        }

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:amillyard
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:philipjonathan
ID: 22818405
private static string[] inputData = new string[50];
 
        public static string[] InputData
        {
            get { return inputData; }
            set { inputData = value; }
        }

To access an element:
ClassName.InputData[index] = "blah...";
0
 

Author Comment

by:amillyard
ID: 22825709
the example is working fine.

I am setting a couple of related vriables, 1. int   2. bool

is supplied code snippet the way to do this -- is forming a struct a better way forward?  if so, how?
private static string[] inputData = new string[wordParseMaxArray];
 
        public static string[] _inputData
        {
            get { return inputData; }
            set { inputData = value; }
        }
 
        private static bool[] inputDataRecognised = new bool[wordParseMaxArray];
 
        public static bool[] _inputDataRecognised
        {
            get { return inputDataRecognised; }
            set { inputDataRecognised = value; }
        }

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
philipjonathan earned 2000 total points
ID: 22827796
Do you mean each element has string, int and bool properties? Then yes structure is a better way. It keeps related pieces of information together.

public struct InputDataStruct
{
    public string Data;
    public bool isRecognised;
}

private static InputDataStruct[] inputData;

public static InputDataStruct[] _inputData
{
    get
    {
        return inputData;
    }
}

When initialising the structure:
inputData = new InputDataStruct[wordParseMaxArray];
for (int i = 0; i < wordParseMaxArray; i++)
{
    inputData[i] = new InputDataStruct();
}
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:amillyard
ID: 31510582
many thanks :-)
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A basic question.. “What is the Garbage Collector?” The usual answer given back: “Garbage collector is a background thread run by the CLR for freeing up the memory space used by the objects which are no longer used by the program.” I wondered …
This document covers how to connect to SQL Server and browse its contents.  It is meant for those new to Visual Studio and/or working with Microsoft SQL Server.  It is not a guide to building SQL Server database connections in your code.  This is mo…
If you’ve ever visited a web page and noticed a cool font that you really liked the look of, but couldn’t figure out which font it was so that you could use it for your own work, then this video is for you! In this Micro Tutorial, you'll learn yo…
In this video you will find out how to export Office 365 mailboxes using the built in eDiscovery tool. Bear in mind that although this method might be useful in some cases, using PST files as Office 365 backup is troublesome in a long run (more on t…
Suggested Courses

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question