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Compiler Error C3101

Error Message

illegal expression for named attribute argument 'field'

When initializing a named attribute argument, the value must be a compile time constant.

For more information on attributes, see User-Defined Attributes.

Example

The following sample generates C3101.

// C3101.cpp
// compile with: /clr /c
ref class AAttribute : System::Attribute {
public:
   int Field;
};

extern int i;

[assembly:A(Field = i)];   // C3101
[assembly:A(Field = 0)];   // OK
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