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Exposing InArguments to child activities

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 02, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Windows Application
The Scenario:

I have a sequence activity B with InArgument X and I want  child activity Z to be able to use the data passed into InArgument X.

How do I do this?

My current attempt as been to take the value from InArgument X and Place it in a variable that is expected to be there. But I get an exception:

Activity '1: Sequence<String>' cannot access this variable because it is declared at the scope of activity '1: Sequence<String>'.  An activity can only access its own implementation variables.

Current code on my parent sequence where I try to take the value from Argument1 and place it in Variable1

protected override void Execute(NativeActivityContext context)


            var tempVars = _variables.Where(v => v.Name == "Variable1");

            if (tempVars.Count() == 1)


                Variable _inVariable1 = tempVars.First();

                _inVariable1.Set(context, Argument1.Get(context));



            foreach (Activity ac

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