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using System;

enum EmployeeType : byte 
{
  Manager = 10,
  Programmer = 1,
  Contractor = 100,
  Developer = 9
}

class MainClass
{
  public static void Main(string[] args)
  {
    
    EmployeeType sally = (EmployeeType)Enum.Parse(typeof(EmployeeType), "Manager");
    Console.WriteLine("Sally is a {0}", sally.ToString());
  }
}
Sally is a Manager










2.41.System.Enum
2.41.1.The System.Enum Type: GetValues, GetName and GetType
2.41.2.The System.Enum Type: GetNames
2.41.3.The System.Enum Type: enum value from a string, ignore case
2.41.4.The System.Enum Type: see if a specific value is a defined enum member
2.41.5.Get underlying type of an enum: Enum.GetUnderlyingType()
2.41.6.Get an enum's type, hex and value: Enum.Format()
2.41.7.Parse a string to an enum: Enum.Parse
2.41.8.Get all stats for an enum: Enum.GetValues()
2.41.9.Loop through an enum data type
2.41.10.Enum.IsDefined()
2.41.11.Enum elements compare