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ScopelessEnumAttribute Class

Indicates that a native enumeration is not qualified by the enumeration type name. This class cannot be inherited.

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

public sealed class ScopelessEnumAttribute : Attribute

The C++ compiler applies the ScopelessEnumAttribute attribute to native enumeration types to indicate that they do not need to be qualified by the enumeration type name when referenced in C++ programs. This attribute distinguishes native enumeration types from managed enumeration types.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0