Cinchoo – ChoObject.ToString(), Part 5

Handling of nested types

Cinchoo framework handles nested custom members while constructing string represent of a type.

For a type below having array member

[ChoTypeFormatter("'{this.Name}' Portfolio State")]
public class Portfolio : ChoObject
    public string Name;
    public string Description;
    public Security Security;

    public Portfolio(string name, string description, Security security)
        Name = name;
        Description = description;
        Security = security;
static void Main(string[] args)
        Portfolio portfolio = new Portfolio("High-Growth", "High Growth Portfolio", new Security("AAPL", "Apple Inc", 458.25));

The output will be

-- 'High-Growth' Portfolio State --
        Name: High-Growth
        Description: High Growth Portfolio
                -- 'AAPL' Security State --
                        Symbol: AAPL
                        CompanyName: Apple Inc
                        Price: 458.25
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Press any key to continue . . .

You can override the default behavior by providing your own formatter. I’ll talk about creating one and using it in a type to customize it.

Happy coding!!!


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