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()

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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