How to Convert String To Enum

In C#, Enum plays a very important role which making code more readable. In this article learn how to convert String to Enum.

How to Convert String To Enum | Convert String to Enum

This example shows how to convert enum values to a string and vice versa.

Color color = Color.Red;
string str = color.ToString();  // "Red"

String to enum:

using System;  
string str = "Red";
Color animal = (Color)Enum.Parse(typeof(Color), str);  // Color.Red
Color animal = (Color)Enum.Parse(typeof(Color), str, true); // case insensitive

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