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XElement Explicit Conversion (XElement to Double)

Cast the value of this XElement to a Double.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assembly:  System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)

public static explicit operator double (
	XElement element
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Xml.Linq.XElement
The XElement to cast to Double.

Return Value

Type: System.Double
A Double that contains the content of this XElement.

ExceptionCondition
FormatException

The element does not contain a valid Double value.

ArgumentNullException

The element parameter is null.

The following example creates an attribute with double content. It then retrieves the value by casting to Double.

XElement root = new XElement("Root", 1.79769313486231e308);
double value = (double)root;

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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