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8,273 Points

How do you call a Get on a property in C#?

  • I understand that you create "get" and "set" methods when setting up the property. But what is the syntax when you actually want to call the "get" method somewhere else in the code? For example:

public int SomeProperty { get; }

Class class = new Class();

  • Would you get the SomeProperty property from the Class object by writing:

return class.SomeProperty ?


return class.GetSomeProperty ?


something else entirely?

  • I hope that question makes sense.

1 Answer

Justin Horner
Justin Horner
Treehouse Guest Teacher

Hi Sam,

That's a great question. When you declare a property getter and/or setter, you access that property externally by simply using the name of the property itself.

instanceA.SomeProperty;           // Calls the getter
instanceA.SomeProperty = "Hello"; // Calls the setter

If I misunderstood your question please let me know.

I hope this helps.

8,273 Points

Nope, I think you answered it. I'm just stuck on a code challenge and thought I was calling the property correctly but I may not be.