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  System.Enum Class
 
 Description
Calling writeTextBlock Enumerations in .Net are similar to enumerations in native Delphi. They provide a means of naming constant values, with a particular enumeration value only allowed to have one of the named values.
 
For example, the DayOfWeek enumeration has the following contents :
 
Sunday = 0
Monday = 1
Tuesday = 2
Wednesday = 3
Thursday = 4
Friday = 5
Saturday = 6

 
Unlike native Delphi, .Net Enumerations can be optionally treated as Flags. They therefore become equivalent to Sets in native Delphi. An enum is a set of flags when the [FlagsAttribute] is specified immediately prior to the Enum definition :
 
type
 
[FlagsAttribute]
 
Flags = (Sexy, Clever, Handsome); After writeTextBlock
 Methods
CompareTo  Compare the current enum value to another enum
Equals  Determines if the current enum value equals another
Format  Formats the current Enum value into a string
GetName  Gets the name of a specified enumeration value
GetNames  Gets a list of the names of a specified enumeration type
GetValues  Gets a list of the names of a specified enumeration type
IsDefined  Determines whether an object has a valid enumerated value
Parse  Builds an enum object from an enum type and a string of enum values
ToObject  Creates an Enum object of the specified type and value
ToString  Converts the current Enum value to a string


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