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Type.GetEnumNames Method

Returns the names of the members of the current enumeration type.

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

abstract GetEnumNames : unit -> string[] 
override GetEnumNames : unit -> string[] 

Return Value

Type: System.String[]
An array that contains the names of the members of the enumeration.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The current type is not an enumeration.

The elements of the return value array are sorted by the binary values (that is, the unsigned values) of the enumerated constants. If the array contains enumerated constants with the same value, the order of their corresponding names is unspecified.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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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