Hi guys,
i want to achieve the same thing below in C++ and C,
is it doable? Dont get me wrong, i dont want to create a web application, i just want to get an index number of enum by specifying a string value.

//Default.aspx :

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true"  CodeFile="Default.aspx.cs" Inherits="_Default" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>Untitled Page</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
        <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox1" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>
        <asp:Label ID="Label1" runat="server" Text="Label"></asp:Label>
        <asp:Button ID="Button1" runat="server" OnClick="Button1_Click" Text="Button" /></div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

// Default.aspx.cs

using System;

public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page 
{
    public enum flags
    {
        serkan,
        ruslan,
        alexander
    }

    string[] myArray = { "sendur", "usmanov", "kravets" };
   
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {   
    }
    protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        flags flag = (flags)Enum.Parse(typeof(flags), TextBox1.Text);
        Label1.Text = myArray[(int)(flags)flag];
    }
}


// when you run this application you will see that it returns you the lastname of
// the entered name, it keeps the names in enum, and the lastnames in array.
// it is useful when you dont want to have loops to find name value pairs.

There is no Enum.Parse in C and C++, you have to code similar function by yourself for each enum.

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