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class Package
{
    public string Company { get; set; }
    public double Weight { get; set; }
    public long TrackingNumber { get; set; }
}

public static void ILookupExample()
{
    // Create a list of Packages to put into an ILookup data structure.
    List<Package> packages = new List<Package>
		{
      		new Package { Company = "Coho Vineyard", Weight = 25.2, TrackingNumber = 89453312L },
      		new Package { Company = "Lucerne Publishing", Weight = 18.7, TrackingNumber = 89112755L },
      		new Package { Company = "Wingtip Toys", Weight = 6.0, TrackingNumber = 299456122L },
      		new Package { Company = "Contoso Pharmaceuticals", Weight = 9.3, TrackingNumber = 670053128L },
        	new Package { Company = "Wide World Importers", Weight = 33.8, TrackingNumber = 4665518773L }
		};

    // Create a Lookup to organize the packages. Use the first character of Company as the key value.
    // Select Company appended to TrackingNumber for each element value in the ILookup object.
    ILookup<char, string> packageLookup = packages.ToLookup(
        p => p.Company[0],
        p => p.Company + " " + p.TrackingNumber
        );

    // Iterate through each value in the ILookup and output the contents.
    foreach (var packageGroup in packageLookup)
    {
        // Print the key value.
        Console.WriteLine(packageGroup.Key);
        // Iterate through each value in the collection.
        foreach (string str in packageGroup)
            Console.WriteLine("    {0}", str);
    }

    // This code produces the following output:
    //
    // C
    //     Coho Vineyard 89453312
    //     Contoso Pharmaceuticals 670053128
    // L
    //     Lucerne Publishing 89112755
    // W
    //     Wingtip Toys 299456122
    //     Wide World Importers 4665518773
}
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Mon Apr 11 2022 14:46:56 GMT+0000 (UTC) https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.linq.ilookup-2?view=net-6.0

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