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Compiler Error CS1512

Keyword base is not available in the current context

The base keyword was used outside of a method, property, or constructor.

The following sample generates CS1512:

// CS1512.cs
using System;

class Base {}

class CMyClass : Base
   private String xx = base.ToString();   // CS1512
   // try putting this initialization in the constructor instead
   // public CMyClass()
   // {
   //    xx = base.ToString();
   // }

   public static void Main()
      CMyClass z = new CMyClass();