LINQ Query Help

good day.

I have the following columns:

name
balance
days

i have the following values:

tim, 100, 5
dave, 175, 56
tim, 250, 76

i need help writing a LINQ query that groups the name, amount, and the number of days.  for instance, i need the following output:

tim, 0-30 days, 100
tim, 31-45, 0
tim, 45 and beyond, 76
dave, 0-30 days, 0
dave, 31 - 45, 0
dave, 45 and beyond, 175

any help would be appreciated.
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Is the columns you talk about come from a MS SQL table? Or and object such as a class?
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freezingHotAuthor Commented:
from a class.  thanks.
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Can you post the class that you want to query so I can see how it is set up so that I can see how a query can be built for it.
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Hi freezingHot;

Here is a code snippet that shows how to do what you want.

Fernando
public partial class Form1 : Form
{
    public Form1()
    {
        InitializeComponent();
    }
 
    List<AccountsReceiveable> ar = new List<AccountsReceiveable>();
 
    private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        ar.Add( new AccountsReceiveable() { Name = "Tim", Balance = 100.00M, Days = 5});
        ar.Add( new AccountsReceiveable() { Name = "Dave", Balance = 175.00M, Days = 56});
        ar.Add( new AccountsReceiveable() { Name = "Tim", Balance = 250.00M, Days = 76});
    }
 
    private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
 
        var balances = from a in ar
                       group a by a.Name into NameGroup
                       select new
                       {
                           Name = NameGroup.Key,
                           d30 = NameGroup.Sum(ng => (ng.Days <= 30) ? ng.Balance : 0.0M),
                           d44 = NameGroup.Sum(ng => (ng.Days > 30 && ng.Days < 45) ? ng.Balance : 0.0M),
                           d45 = NameGroup.Sum(ng => (ng.Days >= 45) ? ng.Balance : 0.0M)
                       };
 
        foreach (var bal in balances)
        {
            Console.WriteLine("Name = {0} (0-30 = {1})\t(31-44 {2})\t(45 and beyond = {3})",
                bal.Name, bal.d30, bal.d44, bal.d45);
        }
 
    }
 
}
 
public class AccountsReceiveable
{
    public string Name { get; set; }
    public Decimal Balance { get; set; }
    public int Days { get; set; }
}

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freezingHotAuthor Commented:
Fernando,

sorry that i didn't post the code as requested - i was out to lunch at the time.

i looked at your code - thank you very much.  that is exactly what i was looking for.  nicely done!
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Not a problem, glad I was able to help.  ;=)
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