25. Inheriting Multiple Inheritance

  1. Stephen R. Davis

Published Online: 31 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118257524.ch25

C++ for Dummies®, 6th Edition

C++ for Dummies®, 6th Edition

How to Cite

Davis, S. R. (2009) Inheriting Multiple Inheritance, in C++ for Dummies®, 6th Edition, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118257524.ch25

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470317266

Online ISBN: 9781118257524



  • inheriting;
  • multiple inheritance;
  • ambiguities;
  • virtual inheritance;
  • multiple constructors


This Chapter contains sections titled:

  • Describing the Multiple Inheritance Mechanism

  • Straightening Out Inheritance Ambiguities

  • Adding Virtual Inheritance

  • Constructing the Objects of Multiple Inheritance

  • Voicing a Contrary Opinion