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VB6 [Enum] To Strings

I've looked all over for documentation about how to retrieve the string representation for an enum, but despite compiling, my rendition below raises the 'Object required' error when executed.

Anyone familiar with this who can shed some light on the required arguments?

Public Function Get_FOEnum(EnumIndex As FinancialObjectType) As String
Dim v

Get_FOEnum = [Enum].getName(v, EnumIndex)

End Function

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