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Tree Structured Enumerations

, 2 Apr 2008 CPOL
The way to maintain a tree structured enumeration while having all the advantages of the standard ones
using System;

namespace TreeStructuredEnumerations
    class Program
        private static void DumpTree(AnimalKind parent, Int32 level)
            foreach (AnimalKind animalKind in EnumUtility.CreateList(parent))
                string caption = animalKind.ToString();
                int width = caption.Length;
                string output = caption.PadLeft(width + level, ' ');
                DumpTree(animalKind, level + 1);

        static void Main()
            DumpTree(AnimalKind.Unknown, 0);

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