Need help with simple class


M

Miguel Dias Moura

Hello,

I created the class "document":

Public Class Document

Private Shared _title As String

Public Property Title() As String
Get
Return _title
End Get
Set(ByVal value As String)
If _title = value Then
Return
End If
_title = value
End Set
End Property

End Class

To set the property value I am using:

Dim MyDocument As New Document
MyDocument.Title = "My book title"

I need to be able to create "second level" properties. An example:

MyDocument.Author.Name = "Author Name"

Instead of having

MyDocument.AuthorName = "Author Name"

I inserted the class "Author", with property "Name" inside Class
Document.

It is not working. Could someone explain me how to create it?


Thank You,
Miguel
 
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T

Trevor Benedict R

Declare a Public Variable of Type
Public Author as New Author and it shoule be available

Regards,
Trevor Benedict R
MCSD
 
T

tdavisjr

Looks like you need to create an Author Class that has a shared
property called Name which is a String
then,
In your Document class, create a Property with the name of Author that
returns a new Author object.

Therefore, you can access the the Name of the Author like:

MyDocument.Author.Name
 
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tdavisjr

correction: The Name property in the Author class should not be shared
if the Author propety in the Document Class returns a new Author. You
can't access a shared Property if the object is an instance. Hope
that's not too complicated.
 

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