Enum to String in Unreal Engine: How I Learned to Stop Hardcoding and Love Type Safety

3 min readOct 19, 2020
Just imagine she is searching for the right strings.


There are things, that come up time and time again. One of those things is creating a string version of Enum values in Unreal Engine. For this and other cases, we started to condense some of our utility and helper functions into a module. This module can then be used as part of a plugin, or as a standalone…