Overriding the ToString Method

You want to know when it’s a good idea to override the ToString method.

You should consider overriding the ToString method when you want to provide a common way to display an object’s value.


public class Account {
    // In a real-world class, these would be properties.
    public string AccountName;
    public string AccountType;

    public override string ToString() {
        return this.AccountName + " " + this.AccountType;

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