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Value of type string cannot be converted and property is readonly RRS feed

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  • Already asked this question in stackoverflow and bitcoin stackexchange forums but nothing helpful. So the problem is that I want to use few values entered by user at run time in textboxes but I cannot assign them directly being string to variables that are part of a class and read only. It was easier to do the opposite which is convert one of these values to string and display as label etc.

    Here is the code:

    Imports NBitcoin
    
    Public Class Form1
    
        Private Sub Button1_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
            Dim bob As New Key
            Dim alice As New Key
            Dim satoshi As New Key
            
           'bob.PubKey = TextBox1.Text
           'alice.PubKey = TextBox2.Text
           'satoshi.PubKey = TextBox3.Text
    
    
            Dim redeemScript As Script = PayToMultiSigTemplate.Instance.GenerateScriptPubKey(2, {bob.PubKey, alice.PubKey, satoshi.PubKey})
    
            Label1.Text = redeemScript.Hash.GetAddress(Network.TestNet).ToString
            
    
    
        End Sub
    End Class

    Links to the other two forums where I asked the same question:

    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/63289117/value-of-type-string-cannot-be-converted-and-property-is-readonly

    https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/98415/assign-values-of-public-keys-from-textboxes-using-nbitcoin

    Saturday, August 8, 2020 3:37 AM

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  • Hi Boboshi,

    Thank you for posting here.

    According to your description, your problem is more related to NBitcoin library, so I suggest you post your question in NBitcoin forum for more efficient responses.

    Thank you for your understanding.

    Best Regards,

    Xingyu Zhao


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    Monday, August 10, 2020 6:10 AM