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I have a series of int objects (see code below).  They are used as enum's, but because they are not constant (the value can change), they are int's.  I need to sort them into numerical sequence, so I can use the object name as an enum.  (Probably not the best way to do it, but it works).

What's the best way of doing this?
//  default tab order
        int cPricingResults = 0;
        int cExport = 1;
        int cUpload = 2;
        int cAccounting = 3;
        int cRepricing = 4;
        int cASIN = 5;
        int cProgramOptions = 6;
        int cCustomerInfo = 7;
        int cInvoice = 8;
        int cBookDetail = 9;
        int cSearch = 10;
        int cTabMapping = 11;
        int cImport = 12;
        int cWebPages = 13;
        int cMassChanges = 14;
        int cCatalogs = 15;
        int cCannedText = 16;
        int cUIDPswd = 17;
        int cReports = 18;
        int cStatus = 19;

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Mike Tomlinson earned 2000 total points
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You could use a SortedList:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms132319.aspx

Or just a custom class with the string name and int value added to a generic List and provide your own comparer to sort them....
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Thank you... just what I was looking for...
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