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Revision: 13634
at April 30, 2009 00:51 by rengber

Initial Code
//Lookup result of a higher level object which has a dogs list.   
    result.Dogs.ForEach(d => PopulateDogObject(d));     

    public void PopulateDogObject(IDog toDog)
        IDog lookupResult = GetDogFromWebService(toDog.DogID); 

//This is on the dog class.  
    public void PopulateIDog(IDog toDog)
            PropertyInfo[] fromFields = typeof(IDog).GetProperties();
            foreach (PropertyInfo pi in fromFields)
                pi.SetValue(toDog, pi.GetValue(this, null), null); 

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Initial Description
Say that you have a collection of objects empty but for IDs.  
You want to do a foreach loop through those objects and lookup detail one at a time.  
Unfortunately, in the foreach, you can't replace the references, you can only copy the new detail into the object.   
This technique will populate your current reference from an object instance returned by a lookup.

Initial Title
Copy All Object Values from Another Instance of the Same Type Using Reflection

Initial Tags
c, extension

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