Class scope (C++ only)

A name declared within a member function hides a declaration of the same name whose scope extends to or past the end of the member function's class.

When the scope of a declaration extends to or past the end of a class definition, the regions defined by the member definitions of that class are included in the scope of the class. Members defined lexically outside of the class are also in this scope. In addition, the scope of the declaration includes any portion of the declarator following the identifier in the member definitions.

The name of a class member has class scope and can only be used in the following cases:

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