Cloning Objects in C#

After trying to manually clone some classes, but making a sort of copy constructor I was always ending up with lot’s of code and worse, if I add another variable to my class I would sometimes forgot to also clone it. Luckily and after a search I discovered that C# has a cool thing, Reflection. So you can do something like this:

using System.Reflection;
 
class MyClass {
 public int a;
 public float x;
 
MyClass() 
 {
 // default constructor
 }
 
MyClass (MyClass my)
 {
 
   FieldInfo[] fields = typeof(MyClass).GetFields(BindingFlags.Public
   | BindingFlags.NonPublic | BindingFlags.Instance);
    foreach(FieldInfo f in fields) 
   {
     f.SetValue(this,f.GetValue(oth));
    }
  }
 }
 
MyClass obj1 = new MyClass();
obj1.a = 1;
obj1.x = 2.0f;
 
MyClass obj2 = new MyClass(obj1);
 // Obj2 will have same values as obj1 and you 
// can now use them independently.

I hope this is helpful. Let me know if you know a better way

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