ParallelEnumerable.GroupBy<TSource, TKey, TElement, TResult> Method (ParallelQuery<TSource>, Func<TSource, TKey>, Func<TSource, TElement>, Func<TKey, IEnumerable<TElement>, TResult>, IEqualityComparer<TKey>)

Groups the elements of a sequence according to a specified key selector function and creates a result value from each group and its key. Key values are compared by using a specified comparer, and the elements of each group are projected by using a specified function.

Namespace:  System.Linq
Assemblies:   System.Linq.Parallel (in System.Linq.Parallel.dll)
  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

public static ParallelQuery<TResult> GroupBy<TSource, TKey, TElement, TResult>(
	this ParallelQuery<TSource> source,
	Func<TSource, TKey> keySelector,
	Func<TSource, TElement> elementSelector,
	Func<TKey, IEnumerable<TElement>, TResult> resultSelector,
	IEqualityComparer<TKey> comparer
)

Type Parameters

TSource

The type of the elements of source.

TKey

The type of the key returned by keySelector.

TElement

The type of the elements in each IGrouping{TKey, TElement}.

TResult

The type of the result value returned by resultSelector.

Parameters

source
Type: System.Linq.ParallelQuery<TSource>

A sequence whose elements to group.

keySelector
Type: System.Func<TSource, TKey>

A function to extract the key for each element.

elementSelector
Type: System.Func<TSource, TElement>

A function to map each source element to an element in an IGrouping{Key, TElement}.

resultSelector
Type: System.Func<TKey, IEnumerable<TElement>, TResult>

A function to create a result value from each group.

comparer
Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEqualityComparer<TKey>

An IEqualityComparer<T> to compare keys.

Return Value

Type: System.Linq.ParallelQuery<TResult>
A sequence of elements of type TResult where each element represents a projection over a group and its key.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type ParallelQuery<TSource>. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).

ExceptionCondition
OperationCanceledException

The query was canceled with the token passed in through WithCancellation.

ArgumentNullException

source or action is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

AggregateException

One or more exceptions occurred during the evaluation of the query.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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