valueOf(name) - JPA EnumType's static method

Static Method
EnumType valueOf(
  String name

Returns the enum constant of this type with the specified name. The string must match exactly an identifier used to declare an enum constant in this type.

name - the name of the enum constant to be returned.
the enum constant with the specified name
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException - if this enum type has no constant with the specified name
java.lang.NullPointerException - if the argument is null

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