global (C# Reference)


The global contextual keyword, when it comes before the :: operator, refers to the global namespace, which is the default namespace for any C# program and is otherwise unnamed. For more information, see How to: Use the Global Namespace Alias (C# Programming Guide).

The following example shows how to use the global contextual keyword to specify that the class TestApp is defined in the global namespace:

class TestClass : global::TestApp { }
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