This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum.
We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes Beginning Java and the fly likes Enumerated type Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide this week in the OCMJEA forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Beginning Java
Bookmark "Enumerated type" Watch "Enumerated type" New topic

Enumerated type

Carlos Delgado

Joined: Aug 17, 2004
Posts: 15

I'm not programming Java for a few months. Now I'm getting with Java again and I'm wondering how can I create an enumerated type.

I have an array and I want that the index can be a letter, this way:

Scott Selikoff
Saloon Keeper

Joined: Oct 23, 2005
Posts: 3704

When in doubt check the API, it has examples for Java 1.5:

such as:

My Blog: Down Home Country Coding with Scott Selikoff
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
subject: Enumerated type