Try to parse Enum

   
 


namespace System
{
  public static class EnumExtensions
  {
    /// <summary>
    /// Tries the parse.
    /// </summary>
    /// <typeparam name="T"></typeparam>
    /// <param name="theEnum">The enum.</param>
    /// <param name="valueToParse">The value to parse.</param>
    /// <param name="returnValue">The return value.</param>
    /// <returns></returns>
    public static bool TryParse<T>(this Enum theEnum, string valueToParse, out T returnValue)
    {
      returnValue = default(T);
      int intEnumValue;
      if (Int32.TryParse(valueToParse, out intEnumValue))
      {
        if (Enum.IsDefined(typeof (T), intEnumValue))
        {
          returnValue = (T) (object) intEnumValue;
          return true;
        }
      }
      return false;
    }
  }
}

   
     


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