Using valueOf() : enum methods « Data Type « Java Tutorial

enum Week {
  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturaday, Sunday

public class MainClass {
  public static void main(String args[]) {
    Week day;

    day = Week.valueOf("Monday");
    System.out.println("day contains " + day);
day contains Monday

2.44.enum methods
2.44.1.Obtaining all ordinal values using ordinal()
2.44.2.compareTo() and equals() for enum data type
2.44.3.Using the built-in enumeration methods: values( )
2.44.4.Using valueOf()
2.44.5.Switch statement with enum
2.44.6.Adding Members to an Enumeration Class
2.44.7.Use the built-in enumeration methods.
2.44.8.Use an enum constructor, instance variable, and method.
2.44.9.Demonstrate ordinal(), compareTo(), and equals().