Abstract Method Signature Definition

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gire
gire on 18 Oct 2013
Answered: Anand Swaroop on 7 Dec 2021
Hello,
I want an abstract class in which an abstract method called "RunModel" is defined. Nevertheless, this " RunModel " does receive different parameters depending on the child class. For Example
  • classX_instance.RunModel()
  • classY_instance.RunModel(param1, param2)
  • classZ_instance.RunModel(param1)
What is the best way to define the abstract method in the abstract class? I have noticed that if I simply define it as:
methods(Abstract=true, Access=public)
RunModel(this);
end
it actually works, but I have an uneasy feeling about it. Is there a better way to do it?
Thanks

Answers (1)

Anand Swaroop
Anand Swaroop on 7 Dec 2021
your definition of abstract method is absolutly correct. by default access property of a mathod is public. So you can omit it to reduce signature. you can write your mentioned example as following
method(Abstract)
RunModel(this);
end
this might suit well to your expectation.
for more information you can read following documentation
Thanks
Anand Swaroop

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