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Old September 13th, 2007, 09:32 AM
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I am having a problem running a function i have created in a class file. Each time I run the page using the function it comes up with the error: CS0103: The name 'Mid' does not exist in the current context

Here is how I have done it:
1. I created a new class file, which is residing in App_code folder
code as follows:
using System;
using System.Data;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Security;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts;
using System.Web.UI.HtmlControls;

/// <summary>
/// Summary description for Mid
/// </summary>
   public class Mid
        public string Mid(string textString, int Start, int Length)
            if (Start <= 0) { return null; }
            if (Length > textString.Length - Start) { return textString; }

            textString = textString.Substring(Start - 1, Length);
            return textString;
But when I run the page which is using this function it gives me that error.

I ll appreciate any help.

Old September 13th, 2007, 11:16 AM
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You need to look at some example classes. You want a different name for the class and the function ideally.
If you make the method static you can call it with Mid.Mid(), otherwise you need
Mid myMid = new Mid(); myMid.Mid();


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The error is being thrown from your calling page, not the above class. Most likely, you are trying to use the class but have not declared it in your calling page.

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