Gets a value indicating whether the current Type represents an enumeration.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
This property returns true for an enumeration, but not for the Enum type itself.
If the current Type represents a constructed generic type, this property applies to the generic type definition from which the type was constructed. For example, if the current Type represents MyGenericType<int> (MyGenericType(Of Integer) in Visual Basic), the value of this property is determined by MyGenericType<T>.
If the current Type represents a type parameter in the definition of a generic type or generic method, this property always returns false.
This property is read-only.
The following example demonstrates how to use the IsEnum property.
This code produces the following output:
Is Color an enum? True. Is Color a value type? True. Is Enum an enum type? False. Is Enum a value type? False.
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)
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