How to Split List into Sub list in C# using LINQ ?

Published on June 7, 2015 by abundantcode

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If you want to split the generic list in to sub list in C# , one of the simplest way is to use LINQ (Language Integrated Query). Below is a code sample demonstrating this feature.

How to Split List into Sub list in C# using LINQ ?

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.IO;
using System.Linq;
namespace AbundantcodeApp
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)

            List<string> strLst = new List<string>();
            strLst.Add("Android Development");
            strLst.Add("Windows Phone Development");
            strLst.Add("Abundantcode Programming");
            var result = Split(strLst);

        public static List<List<string>> Split(List<string> input)
            return input.Select((item1, index) => new { Index = index, Value = item1 })
                .GroupBy(x => x.Index / 3)
                .Select(x => x.Select(v => v.Value).ToList())

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