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Enum.ToObject Method (Type, Byte)

Returns an instance of the specified enumeration type set to the specified 8-bit unsigned integer value.

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

<ComVisibleAttribute(True)> _
Public Shared Function ToObject ( _
	enumType As Type, _
	value As Byte _
) As Object
Dim enumType As Type
Dim value As Byte
Dim returnValue As Object

returnValue = Enum.ToObject(enumType, value)
/** @attribute ComVisibleAttribute(true) */ 
public static Object ToObject (
	Type enumType, 
	byte value
public static function ToObject (
	enumType : Type, 
	value : byte
) : Object
Not applicable.



The enumeration for which to create a value.


The value to set.

Return Value

An instance of the enumeration set to value.

Exception typeCondition


enumType is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


enumType is not an Enum.

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

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0