?
Solved

Member modifier 'public' must precede the member type and name

Posted on 2009-05-04
1
Medium Priority
?
4,348 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06

Hello.

I am trying to declare a boolean variable in C# that is public. I keep getting this error message though. Can someone help me figure out what I am doing wrong?

Error      32      Member modifier 'public' must precede the member type and name      C:\KMR\KRMMasterPage.master.cs      10      5      C:\KMR\

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
 
public partial class KRMasterPage : System.Web.UI.MasterPage
{
 
    public bool isVisible; // Public must precede the member type and name
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
       isVisible  = false;
    }
}

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:brgdotnet
[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
1 Comment
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
tculler earned 420 total points
ID: 24299910
Sometimes the compiler issues really strange errors for things that are actually caused by other problems. Here's a few ideas that may cause freak-errors:

 - You haven't included your code within a namespace
 - isVisible may conflict with a previous member of System.Web.UI.MasterPage
 - If this class is implemented in another file, the error may be caused there, but manifesting here, especially if that class is nested within a namespace in that other file (I say this because you've delcared this class as "partial").
0

Featured Post

Enroll in August's Course of the Month

August's CompTIA IT Fundamentals course includes 19 hours of basic computer principle modules and prepares you for the certification exam. It's free for Premium Members, Team Accounts, and Qualified Experts!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Introduction This article series is supposed to shed some light on the use of IDisposable and objects that inherit from it. In essence, a more apt title for this article would be: using (IDisposable) {}. I’m just not sure how many people would ge…
Performance in games development is paramount: every microsecond counts to be able to do everything in less than 33ms (aiming at 16ms). C# foreach statement is one of the worst performance killers, and here I explain why.
NetCrunch network monitor is a highly extensive platform for network monitoring and alert generation. In this video you'll see a live demo of NetCrunch with most notable features explained in a walk-through manner. You'll also get to know the philos…
Do you want to know how to make a graph with Microsoft Access? First, create a query with the data for the chart. Then make a blank form and add a chart control. This video also shows how to change what data is displayed on the graph as well as form…

762 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