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Need to replace this with one line of code

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           string[] columns = new string[1];
            columns[0] = "A";
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string[] columns = {"A"};
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Fine, but when I try and use {"A"} in a function parameter that expects string[] column, I get the following error:

"Invalid expression term '{"

Why?
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string[] columns = {"A"} is a shortcut to string[] columns = new string[]{"A"}.  This type of shortcut can only be used during variable declaration.  So, when you call a function with an array parameter you should use the following syntax:

myfunction( new string[] {"A"} );

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Thanks!
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