How to: Determine the String Associated with an Enumeration Value (Visual Basic)
The GetValues and GetNames methods allow you to determine the strings and values associated with enumeration members.
To determine the string associated with an enumeration
Use the GetNames method to retrieve the strings associated with the enumeration members. This example declares an enumeration,
flavorEnum, then uses the GetNames method to display the strings associated with each member.
Public Enum flavorEnum salty sweet sour bitter End Enum Private Sub TestMethod() MsgBox("The strings in the flavorEnum are:") Dim i As String For Each i In [Enum].GetNames(GetType(flavorEnum)) MsgBox(i) Next End Sub
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