Enum Type Sample (Declare a Enumeration Type)
In this sample, an enumeration type color is declared. The enumerated constants are explicitly assigned values. The sample illustrates various operations on the enum type.
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Building and Running the Sample
To open the sample file in Solution Explorer
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The File Download message box appears.
Click Open, and on the left column of the zip folder window, click Extract all files.
The Extraction Wizard opens.
Click Next. You can change the directory that the files will be extracted to, and then click Next again.
Make sure that the Show extracted files check box is selected, and click Finish.
Double-click the sample's .sln file.
The sample solution is displayed in Solution Explorer. You might get a security warning that says the solution location is not trusted. Click OK to continue.
To build and run this sample
On the Build menu, click Build Solution, or press CTRL+SHIFT+B.
From the command line, type BUILD.bat.
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From the command line, type app.
Examine the output. Expected output:
The Color type is derived from System.Enum Underlying type: System.Int32 Red Does c1 equal c2: true Does c1 equal c2: true The Color is Red