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Enum.TryParse(TEnum) converts string to enumerated object

<Flags> Enum Colors As Integer
   None = 0
   Red = 1
   Green = 2
   Blue = 4
End Enum

Module Example
   Public Sub Main()
      Dim colorStrings() As String = {"0""2""8""blue""Blue""Yellow"}
      For Each colorString As String In colorStrings
         Dim colorValue As Colors
         If [Enum].TryParse(colorString, colorValueThen        
            If [Enum].IsDefined(GetType(Colors), colorValueOr colorValue.ToString().Contains(","Then 
               Console.WriteLine("Converted '{0}' to {1}.", colorString, colorValue.ToString())
               Console.WriteLine("{0} is not an underlying value of the Colors enumeration.", colorString)            
            End If                    
            Console.WriteLine("{0} is not a member of the Colors enumeration.", colorString)
         End If
   End Sub
End Module

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