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Old August 30th, 2007, 11:10 AM
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Default Enum gets initalized to first value

I've defined an enum as below
    public enum Modes
    {
        Add,
        Edit,
        Update
    }

& i am using it in my page with global scope i.e before page_load

Modes _currentMode;
by default currentMode gets initalized to "Add" & always to the first value in the enum.
Is this normal behaviour?

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Yes. Your enum has 3 values, an instance of it has to be one of those values. The behavior is what you see.

You could add a new first value of an "Unknown" mode.

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thanks,i did what you said

 


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