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Provides a way to refer to the base class of the current class instance.

The MyBase keyword behaves like an object variable referring to the base class of the current instance of a class. MyBase is commonly used to access base class members that are overridden or shadowed in a derived class. In particular, MyBase.New is used to explicitly call a base class constructor from a derived class constructor.

It is invalid to use MyBase to call MustOverride base methods.

For more information and an example, see How to: Access a Variable Hidden by a Derived Class.