Compiler Error CS1016
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Compiler Error CS1016 

Error Message

Named attribute argument expected

Unnamed attribute arguments must appear before the named arguments.


The following sample generates CS1016:

// CS1016.cs
using System;

public class HelpAttribute : Attribute
    public HelpAttribute(string url)   // url is a positional parameter
        m_url = url;

    public string Topic = null;      // Topic is a named parameter
    private string m_url = null;

[HelpAttribute(Topic="Samples", "http://intranet/inhouse")]   // CS1016
// try the following line instead
//[HelpAttribute("http://intranet/inhouse", Topic="Samples")]
public class MainClass
    public static void Main ()
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