This sample shows how to create various generic collections and how to manipulate them.
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This sample illustrates the following concepts:
Use of the, , , , and collections from the namespace.
A method for sorting the contents of the collection for each collection type.
Adding and removing items from the data structures.
The sample contains one form. On startup, the form displays two sets ofcontrols, four controls, and two controls. The source ListBox control contains the data being stored. The two RadioButton groups control the type of data and type of collection. The buttons perform the clear, load, sort, and reverse tasks. The resulting collection is shown in the target ListBox control. The code for each collection type is organized in a .