troubleshooting Question

Enumerations problem

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Hiya

I have a enumeration defined in a header file e.g.

enum HelloGoodbye {HELLO, GOODBYE};

I have also created a function which returns this enumeration e.g.

HelloGoodbye MyClass::SaySomething(void)
{
    return GOODBYE;
}

This works but when I try something like

void MyOtherClass::DoSomething(void)
{
    switch (SaySomething){
       case GOODBYE:
         break;
       case HELLO:
         break;
}

I get the following compile error:

Error      1      error C2065: 'GOODBYE' : undeclared identifier

I have added an include in this file so the enumeration is read so I can't quite see what I'm doing wrong.

Can anybody help?



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