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Compiler Error CS1913

Visual Studio 2008

Member 'name' cannot be initialized. It is not a field or property.

Object initializers can only be used to initialize accessible fields or properties.

To correct this error

  • Initialize the class member in a regular constructor or other initialization method.

The following example generates CS1913:

// cs1912.cs
class A
{
    public delegate void D();
    public event D myEvent;
}

public class Test
{
    static void Main()
    {
        
        A a = new A() {myEvent = M}; // CS1913
    }

    public void M(){}
}
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