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  foreach (BarclayReportModel brm in model.ReportRecords)
                {                
                    stream += brm.Partial.ToString();                    
                    stream += ", ";

                 
                }

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stream += brm.Partial.ToString();                    

gets the value of Partial, but I also want to get the value "Partial" which is the name of the variable.

Can this be done?


Where I am heading with this is I want to take the public members of this class and iterate through them:


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using BarclayPortal.DAL.Models;

namespace BarclayPortal.Website.Models
{

    public class BarclayReportModel
    {

        public DateTime date_received { get; set; }

        public DateTime date_export { get; set; }

        public int? do_not_solicit { get; set; }

        public int? undeliverable { get; set; }

        public int? exceptions_with_letters { get; set; }

        public int? exceptions_without_letters { get; set; }

        public int? correspondence { get; set; }

        // 2012-03-21 BD: Notified by PR that client has requested this to be removed
        // public int? estimated_mail_received { get; set; }

        public int? actual_mail_received { get; set; }

        public int? pobox_mail_received { get; set; }

        public int? non_pobox_mail_received { get; set; }

        public int? white_mail { get; set; }

        public int? letters_mailed { get; set; }

        public int? blue_green_apps { get; set; }

        public int Julian { get; set; }

        public int Partial { get; set; }

        public int Direct { get; set; }

        public int Full { get; set; }

        public Dictionary<int, int> CampaignCounts { get; set; }

        public BarclayReportModel()
        {
            CampaignCounts = new Dictionary<int, int>();
        }

        public static BarclayReportModel ConvertFrom(spBarclayReportRecord item)
        {
            BarclayReportModel retVal = new BarclayReportModel
            {
                date_received = item.date_received,
                date_export = item.date_export,
                do_not_solicit = item.do_not_solicit,
                undeliverable = item.undeliverable,
                exceptions_with_letters = item.exceptions_with_letters,
                exceptions_without_letters = item.exceptions_without_letters,
                correspondence = item.correspondence,
                // estimated_mail_received = item.estimated_mail_received,
                actual_mail_received = item.actual_mail_received,
                pobox_mail_received = item.pobox_mail_received,
                non_pobox_mail_received = item.non_pobox_mail_received,
                white_mail = item.white_mail,
                letters_mailed = item.letters_mailed,
                blue_green_apps = item.blue_green_apps,
                Julian = item.Julian, 
                Partial = item.Partial, 
                Direct = item.Direct, 
                Full = item.Full, 
                CampaignCounts = item.CampaignCounts
            };
            return retVal;
        }

        public static List<BarclayReportModel> ConvertFrom(List<spBarclayReportRecord> items)
        {
            return items.Select(item => ConvertFrom(item)).ToList();
        }
    }

}

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I want to loop through these members of the class:

       public DateTime date_received { get; set; }
        public DateTime date_export { get; set; }
        public int? do_not_solicit { get; set; }
        public int? undeliverable { get; set; }
        public int? exceptions_with_letters { get; set; }
        public int? exceptions_without_letters { get; set; }
        public int? correspondence { get; set; }

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but in a generic fashion, not knowing the names of the variables or how many there are until runtime.
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Looks promising.

If I need to come back and ask more questions, I will!

Thanks!
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