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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)

public virtual string[] GetEnumNames()

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 that have the same value, the order of their corresponding names is unspecified.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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