Java.lang.Enum.toString() Method


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Description

The java.lang.Enum.toString() method returns the name of this enum constant, as contained in the declaration.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.Enum.toString() method

public String toString()

Parameters

NA

Return Value

This method returns the name of this enum constant.

Exception

NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.lang.Enum.toString() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;

// enum showing programming languages
enum Language {
   C, Java, PHP;
}

public class EnumDemo {

   public static void main(String args[]) {

      // returns the name of this enum constant
      System.out.println("Programming in " + Language.C.toString());       
      System.out.println("Programming in " + Language.Java.toString());  
      System.out.println("Programming in " + Language.PHP.toString());     
   }
} 

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result −

Programming in C
Programming in Java
Programming in PHP

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