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Simplify Namespace Usage

Provided by:  FMS Development Team


Namespaces in .NET can be very long and less obvious. There is a way to simplify this by creating your own alias for the namespace.


You can use the Imports statement (VB.NET) or using directive (C#) with an assignment operation.

' VB

Imports OldVB = Microsoft.VisualBasic


// C#

Using OldVB = Microsoft.VisualBasic;

That way, you can refer to specific class elements within the class referred to using the variable you created in the assignment operation.

             ' VB

Sub Test()


End Sub


// C#

void Test()




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