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#13 Params

When you want a method to take variable number of parameters we use params .It must be single-dimension array type. No additional parameters are permitted after the params keyword in a method declaration, and only one params keyword is permitted in a method declaration.

A calling end you can send the parameters separated with comma-separator.

public class MyClass
{
    public static void UseParams(params int[] list)
    {
        for (int i = 0; i < list.Length; i++)
        {
            Console.Write(list[i] + " ");
        }
        Console.WriteLine();
    }

    public static void UseParams2(params object[] list)
    {
        for (int i = 0; i < list.Length; i++)
        {
            Console.Write(list[i] + " ");
        }
        Console.WriteLine();
    }

    static void Main()
    {
        // You can send a comma-separated list of arguments of the
        // specified type.
        UseParams(1, 2, 3, 4);
        UseParams2(1, 'a', "test");

        // A params parameter accepts zero or more arguments.
        // The following calling statement displays only a blank line.
        UseParams2();

        // An array argument can be passed, as long as the array
        // type matches the parameter type of the method being called.
        int[] myIntArray = { 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 };
        UseParams(myIntArray);

        object[] myObjArray = { 2, 'b', "test", "again" };
        UseParams2(myObjArray);

        // The following call causes a compiler error because the object
        // array cannot be converted into an integer array.
        //UseParams(myObjArray);

        // The following call does not cause an error, but the entire
        // integer array becomes the first element of the params array.
        UseParams2(myIntArray);
    }
}
/*
Output:
    1 2 3 4
    1 a test

    5 6 7 8 9
    2 b test again
    System.Int32[]
*/
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