A component identifier (one of the items in the class’ component list) is valid in the following
- From the point of declaration to the end of the class definition.
- In all descendent types of this class, unless it is in the private part of the class
- In all method declaration blocks of this class and descendent classes.
- In a With statement that operators on a variable of the given class’s definition.
Note that method designators are also considered identifiers.