[Mono-list] Reference problem or misunderstanding

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Sat Sep 9 18:18:31 EDT 2006

Rob Brown-Bayliss wrote:
> Hi, I am getting a null reference error when trying to set a value in Gconf.
> But I am sure the problem is my misunderstanding of the way c# handles
> classes etc.
> I have a Prefs class which deals with GConf.
> in my main app class I have the following:
> 	public Prefs prefs;
> 	public MainWindow (): base ("")
> 	{
> 		Stetic.Gui.Build (this, typeof(MainWindow));
> 		Prefs prefs = new Prefs();

Prefs prefs = new Prefs() is hiding the outer "prefs" field defined
at class scope. Try this:

this.prefs = new Prefs();


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