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Can anyone help I am having a problem getting the program to display the way I need it to.

This is the way it is displaying
Invoices sorted by part description :
Electric Sander
Hammer
Jig saw
Lawn Mower
Power Saw
Screwdriver
Sledge Hammer
Wrench


Invoices sorted by unit price :
6.99
7.5
11
11.99
21.5
57.98
79.5
99.99

And this is the way I need it to display
Invoices sorted by part description
83        Electric sander     7             $57.98
77        Hammer              76            $11.99
56        Jig saw             21            $11.00
39        Lawn mower          3             $79.50
24        Power saw           18            $99.99
68        Screwdriver         106            $6.99
7         Sledge hammer       11            $21.50
3         Wrench              34             $7.50

Invoices sorted by unit price
68        Screwdriver         106            $6.99
3         Wrench              34             $7.50
56        Jig saw             21            $11.00
77        Hammer              76            $11.99
7         Sledge hammer       11            $21.50
83        Electric sander     7             $57.98
39        Lawn mower          3             $79.50
24        Power saw           18            $99.99

// Invoice.cs
// Invoice for a hardware company

using System;

public class Invoice
{
    string partNum;
    string partDescription;
    int quantity;
    decimal unitPrice;

    public Invoice(string pNum, string pDesciption, int q, decimal uPrice)
    {
        PartNum = pNum;
        PartDescription = pDesciption;
        Quantity = q;
        UnitPrice = uPrice;
    }

    public string PartNum
    {
        get
        {
            return partNum;
        } // end get
        set
        {
            partNum = value;
        } // end set
    } // end 

    public string PartDescription
    {
        get
        {
            return partDescription;
        } // end get
        set
        {
            partDescription = value;
        } // end set
    } // end 

    public int Quantity
    {
        get
        {
            return quantity;
        } // end get
        set
        {
            if (value >= 0)
                quantity = value;
        } // end set
    } // end 




    public decimal UnitPrice
    {
        get
        {
            return unitPrice;
        } // end get
        set
        {
            if (value >= 0M)
                unitPrice = value;
        } // end set
    } // end 

    public decimal GetInvoiceAmount()
    {
        decimal amt = Quantity * UnitPrice;
        return amt;
    }

    public override string ToString()
    {
        return string.Format("{0,-10}{1,-20}{2,-10}{3,10:C}", PartNum, PartDescription, Quantity, UnitPrice);
    }
}

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using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;


class InvoiceTest
{
    public static void Main(string[] args)
    {
        int[] partNum = { 83, 24, 7, 77, 39, 68, 56, 3 };
        string[] partDescription = { "Electric Sander", "Power Saw", "Sledge Hammer", "Hammer", "Lawn Mower", "Screwdriver", "Jig saw", "Wrench" };
        int[] quantity = { 7, 18, 11, 76, 3, 106, 21, 34 };
        double[] unitPrice = { 57.98, 99.99, 21.50, 11.99, 79.50, 6.99, 11.00, 7.50 };

        //Console.WriteLine(partNum.ToString() + "Original: {0}" , partNum  );

        var sortPartDescription =
            from value in partDescription
            orderby value ascending
            select value;

        Display( sortPartDescription, string.Format("Invoices sorted by part description " ));

        Console.WriteLine();

        var sortUnitPrice =
            from value in unitPrice
            orderby value ascending
            select value;

        Display(sortUnitPrice, string.Format("Invoices sorted by unit price "));
    }
    public static void Display<T>(IEnumerable<T> results, string header)
    {
        Console.WriteLine("{0}: ", header);
        foreach (T element in results)
            Console.WriteLine(element);

        Console.WriteLine();
    }
}

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by:buraksarica
ID: 34196994
Hi there,

Although you have a class called Invoice, you are not using it. Are you aware of this?

So first of all, you should create a List of Invoice like this for example :

//assuming all of your arrays have same number of elements.. in a real world scenario, you produce this list from a db connection or smthg like that...
List<Invoice> invs = new List<Invoice>();
for(int i=0;i<partNum.Length;i++)
{
     invs.Add(new Invoice(partNum[i],partDescription[i],quantity[i],unitPrice[i]));
}

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and after this, you can sort by Description :

var sortPartDescription =
            from invoice in invs
            orderby invoice.PartDescription ascending
            select invoice;

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and then Display code should be like this :

public static void Display(IEnumerable<Invoice> invoices, string header)
    {
        Console.WriteLine("{0}: ", header);
        foreach (Invoice element in invoices)
            Console.WriteLine("{0} \t {1}", element.partNum,element.PartDescription);

        Console.WriteLine();
    }

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I hope you get the idea.
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Fernando Soto earned 2000 total points
ID: 34197130
Hi rcham68;

I have made changes to this part of your posted code.

Fernando
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;


class InvoiceTest
{
	public static void Main(string[] args)
	{
	    int[] partNum = { 83, 24, 7, 77, 39, 68, 56, 3 };
	    string[] partDescription = { "Electric Sander", "Power Saw", "Sledge Hammer", "Hammer", "Lawn Mower", "Screwdriver", "Jig saw", "Wrench" };
	    int[] quantity = { 7, 18, 11, 76, 3, 106, 21, 34 };
	    decimal[] unitPrice = { 57.98m, 99.99m, 21.50m, 11.99m, 79.50m, 6.99m, 11.00m, 7.50m };
	
	    List<Invoice> lstInvoices = new List<Invoice>();
	
			// Create an invoice of all the data above into one object
	    for (int i = 0; i < partNum.Length; i++)
	    {
	        Invoice inv = new Invoice(partNum[i].ToString(), partDescription[i], quantity[i], unitPrice[i]);
	        lstInvoices.Add(inv);
	    }
	
	    //Console.WriteLine(partNum.ToString() + "Original: {0}" , partNum  );
			
			// Now query the lstInvoices
	    var sortPartDescription =
	        from value in lstInvoices
	        orderby value.PartDescription ascending
	        select value;
	
	    Display(sortPartDescription, string.Format("Invoices sorted by part description "));
	
	    Console.WriteLine();
	
	    var sortUnitPrice =
	        from value in lstInvoices
	        orderby value.UnitPrice ascending
	        select value;
	
	    Display(sortUnitPrice, string.Format("Invoices sorted by unit price "));
	
	    Console.ReadLine();
	}
	
	public static void Display<T>(IEnumerable<T> results, string header)
	{
	    Console.WriteLine("{0}: ", header);
	    foreach (T element in results)
	        Console.WriteLine(element.ToString());
	
	    Console.WriteLine();
	}
}

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by:buraksarica
ID: 34197131
And of course after sorting, display like this :

Display(sortPartDescription,"Sorted by description");
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