Tag Archive: C# .NET Enum extensions

Showing Enums in a dropdownlist on our ASP.NET MVC view

A little while ago I posted a discussion on a method to decorate Enums with attributes to provide some flexibility with how they are displayed. Background This came about in a project I worked on where we wanted to show user friendly names of an enumeration on a Web UI page, but the same Enum …

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Feb 14

Getting friendly names from an Enum when decorated with multiple attribute

It came about in MVC project I was working on that we wanted to output friendly names for a large number of enumerations we were working on directly into a selectable dropdown list. We would have an enum on a ViewModel object and that would be automatically put into a combo box with the selected …

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