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Type.GetEnumName Method

Returns the name of the constant that has the specified value, for the current enumeration type.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public virtual string GetEnumName(
	Object value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Object

The value whose name is to be retrieved.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The name of the member of the current enumeration type that has the specified value, or null if no such constant is found.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The current type is not an enumeration.

-or-

value is neither of the current type nor does it have the same underlying type as the current type.

ArgumentNullException

value is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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