Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Annotation Type XmlEnum

public @interface XmlEnum

Maps an enum type Enum to XML representation.

This annotation, together with XmlEnumValue provides a mapping of enum type to XML representation.


The @XmlEnum annotation can be used with the following program elements:

The usage is subject to the following constraints:

See "Package Specification" in javax.xml.bind.package javadoc for additional common information

An enum type is mapped to a schema simple type with enumeration facets. The schema type is derived from the Java type to which @XmlEnum.value(). Each enum constant @XmlEnumValue must have a valid lexical representation for the type @XmlEnum.value() .

Examples: See examples in XmlEnumValue


Optional Element Summary
 Class<?> value
          Java type that is mapped to a XML simple type.


public abstract Class<?> value
Java type that is mapped to a XML simple type.


Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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