java.util.Collections.enumeration() Method


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Description

The enumeration(Collection<T>) method is used to get an enumeration over the specified collection.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Collections.enumeration() method.

public static <T> Enumeration<T> enumeration(Collection<T> c)

Parameters

c − This is the collection for which an enumeration is to be returned.

Return Value

The method call returns an enumeration over the specified collection.

Exception

NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Collections.enumeration()

Live Demo
package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class CollectionsDemo {
   public static void main(String args[]) {
      
      // create array list object       
      List arrlist = new ArrayList();

      // populate the list
      arrlist.add("A");
      arrlist.add("B");
      arrlist.add("C");  

      // create Enumeration
      Enumeration e = Collections.enumeration(arrlist);

      System.out.println("Print the enumeration");

      while(e.hasMoreElements()) {
         System.out.println("Value is: "+e.nextElement());
      }
   }    
}

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

Print the enumeration
Value is: A
Value is: B
Value is: C

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