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So basically I'm trying to add textures defined in my Game.cs class to a list called scrollingTextures defined in a class called ScrollingBackground.

I know this code doesn't work but it's basically what I'm trying to do.

[b]In ScrollingBackground.cs[/b]
[CODE]
public void AddBackground(Texture2D texture)
{
Texture2D textureDefinedInGame.cs = new Texture2D();
scrollingTextures.Add(textureDefinedInGame.cs);
}
[/CODE]

[b]In Game.cs[/b]
[CODE]
scrollingBackground.AddBackground(background);
[/CODE]

What would I need to do to go about this? Edited by Gihzah

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It really depends on what it is you're [i]REALLY [/i]trying to do. There are a couple of ways to load Textures, but the most common is to use the ContentManager
[source lang="csharp"]Content.Load<Texture2d>("textureName");[/source]
If the ScrollingBackground object has a reference to the Game object, then you should be able to pass the name of the texture:
[source lang="csharp"] public void AddBackground(string textureName)
{
scrollingTextures.Add(Game.Content.Load<Texture2d>(textureName);
}[/source]
Alternatively, in the Game class you load up a texture named background, and pass it just as you have it coded to AddBackground.
[source lang="csharp"]//In a method somwhere in Game.cs
Texture2d background = Content.Load<Texture2d>("SomeTexName");
scrollingBackground.AddBackground(background);

//AddBackground method in ScrollingBackground
public void AddBackground(Texture2D texture)
{
scrollingTextures.Add(texture);
}[/source]

Hope that helps some.

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[quote name='Jutaris' timestamp='1340032619' post='4950281']
//AddBackground method in ScrollingBackground
public void AddBackground(Texture2D texture)
{
scrollingTextures.Add(texture);
}[/source]
[/quote]

This was what I was looking for, didn't think it would be so simple. Thanks for the help!

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