PowerTip: Find Numeric Value of Enum in PowerShell

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Summary: Learn how to easily find the numeric value of an enum in Windows PowerShell.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to easily find the numeric value of an enumeration?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use square brackets to call the enum, call the enumeration property as a static property, and reference3
           the value__ property. Here is an example using the [fruit] enum created in yesterday’s post, 
           New PowerShell 5 Feature: Enumerations:

[fruit]::apple.value__

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