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How to: Declare and Use Static Properties

This code sample shows how to declare and use a static property. A static property can only access static members of its class.

Code

// mcppv2_property_3.cpp
// compile with: /clr
using namespace System;

ref class StaticProperties {
   static int MyInt;
   static int MyInt2;

public:
   static property int Static_Data_Member_Property;

   static property int Static_Block_Property {
      int get() {
         return MyInt;
      }

      void set(int value) {
         MyInt = value;
      }      
   }
};

int main() {
   StaticProperties::Static_Data_Member_Property = 96;
   Console::WriteLine(StaticProperties::Static_Data_Member_Property);

   StaticProperties::Static_Block_Property = 47;
   Console::WriteLine(StaticProperties::Static_Block_Property);
}

Output

96
47

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