Calling a Constructor from Another Constructor

In this lesson, you will learn how to call a constructor from another constructor.

We have previously learned about this reference variable. This is the second use case of the this reference variable.

We already know that a class can have multiple constructors. There can be a parameterized constructor which initializes all the fields or there can be another constructor which initializes some of the fields and so on. In a case where the code to initialize some of the fields is already written in another constructor, why not just call that other constructor.

In C#, we can call a constructor from another constructor. When you call a constructor from another constructor, you use the this keyword followed by () to refer to the constructor.

Let’s see it in action:

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