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Set the value of a property that has been declared as an Enum type using reflection

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using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Specialized;
using System.Reflection;

//using Dotnet.Commons.Lang;

namespace Dotnet.Commons.Reflection
  /// <summary>
  /// This class contains utility methods that perform operations on object properties. 
  /// </summary>
  /// <remarks> 
  ///  Copyright 2006 by Edward Lim.
  /// All rights reserved.
  /// </remarks>
  public sealed class PropertyUtils
    private PropertyUtils()  {}

    ///  --------------------------------------------------------------------
    /// <summary>
    /// Set the value of a property that has been declared as an Enum type using reflection
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name="targetObj">target object in which property is to be set</param>
    /// <param name="propertyName">name of the property</param>
    /// <param name="propertyValue">value of the object to be set</param>
    /// <param name="ignoreCase">ignore case sensitivity</param>
    /// <returns>null if target object or is null, else target object with property set if property if found</returns>
    /// <exception cref="ArgumentException">if the propertyName is null or empty</exception>    
    ///  --------------------------------------------------------------------
    public static object SetEnumTypeProperty(object targetObj, string propertyName, object propertyValue, bool ignoreCase)
      if (targetObj == null)      
        return null;

      if ((propertyName == null|| (propertyName.Length < 1))
        throw new ArgumentException("propertyName cannot be null or empty.");

      if (propertyValue == null)
        return targetObj;
      PropertyInfo propInfo = targetObj.GetType().GetProperty(propertyName);

      if (propInfo == null)
        return targetObj;

      if (!propInfo.PropertyType.IsEnum)
        throw new ArgumentException("property " + propertyName + " is not an Enum type");

      if (propertyValue is String)
        propertyValue = Enum.Parse(propInfo.PropertyType, (stringpropertyValue, ignoreCase);
      propInfo.SetValue(targetObj, Enum.ToObject(propInfo.PropertyType, Convert.ToUInt64(propertyValue))null);

      return targetObj;

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