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

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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;

    }

}

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Question by:brgdotnet
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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").
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