Parent class from child class RRS feed

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  • How to call same function of parent class from child class
    Sunday, March 18, 2018 1:57 PM

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  • Parent class and child class are strange names in .Net

    If you mean base and derived class then you can if the method is not overridden call the method. 

    If it is overridden (or shadowed) then you can cast to the base class. 

    In VB DirectCast(TheDerivedClass, TheBaseClass).TheMethod

    In C#

    (TheBaseClass) TheDerivedClass.TheMethod();


    Sunday, March 18, 2018 5:03 PM
  • Hi HelloBoby11,

    Thank you for posting here.

    If you want to call parent class method in child class, here is a simple code sample for your reference.

     class _0320
            static void Main(string[] args)
        public class Parent
            public static void ParentMethod()
        public class Child : Parent
            public static void SameFunction()

    Best Regards,


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    Tuesday, March 20, 2018 2:50 AM