C# Program to get the type of the specified Enumeration



Use the GetType() method to get the type of the enumeration.

The enumeration.

Enum[] values = { ConsoleColor.Blue, DayOfWeek.Sunday};

Now to get the type, use the GetType() method.

Type enumType = val.GetType();

The following is an example that displays the type.

Example

 Live Demo

using System;
public class Demo {
   public static void Main() {
      Enum[] values = { ConsoleColor.Blue, DayOfWeek.Sunday};
      Console.WriteLine("{0,-5} {1, 10} {2,10}
", "Member", "Enumeration", "UnderlyingType");       foreach (var val in values)       Info(val);    }    static void Info(Enum val) {       Type enumType = val.GetType();       Type underlyingType = Enum.GetUnderlyingType(enumType);       Console.WriteLine("{0, -5} {1, 10} {2,10}", val, enumType.Name, underlyingType.Name);    } }

Output

Member Enumeration UnderlyingType

Blue ConsoleColor Int32
Sunday DayOfWeek Int32
Samual Sam
Samual Sam

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