Can you declare the override method as static while the original method is non-static ?

 Posted by Akiii on 5/9/2011 | Category: C# Interview questions | Views: 16302 | Points: 40

No, you cannot, the signature of the virtual method must remain the same, only the keyword "virtual" is changed to keyword "override" .

//Base Class

Public Class BaseClass
public virtual string Name()
return "my name";

//Derived Class

Public Class DerivedClass: BaseClass
public override string Name()
return "my name is Akiii";

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Posted by: Kishork80 on: 5/10/2011 | Points: 10
Override is used as a polymorphism and is only attached to an instance of a class. Static is ONLY associated with class and can not help in polymorphism. so virtual can not be applied to Static.
Posted by: Shoeb2222 on: 6/22/2011 | Points: 10
Method overriding is giving new definition to the method (present in base class) in the derived class. It must have the same signature, otherwise you will get compile time error.

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