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public static T GetEnumValue<T>(this string description)
var type = typeof(T);
if (!type.GetTypeInfo().IsEnum)
throw new ArgumentException();
var field = type.GetFields().SelectMany(f => f.GetCustomAttributes(typeof(DescriptionAttribute), false), (f, a) => new { Field = f, Att = a })
.Where(a => ((DescriptionAttribute)a.Att).Description == description).SingleOrDefault();
return field == null ? default(T) : (T)field.Field.GetRawConstantValue();
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