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Enum constants must be the first statement in enum class?

ZahidM Khan
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Joined: Apr 06, 2012
Posts: 8
Does the first statement of enum class must have to be a constant?

enum AnEnumClass{
CONSTANT1, CONSTANT2;
int a;
void aMethod(){}
}

VS

enum AnEnumClass{
int a;
void aMethod(){}
CONSTANT1, CONSTANT2;
}
Bear Bibeault
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Yes, the enum names must be first.


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