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XElement Narrowing Conversion (XElement to UInt64)

Cast the value of this XElement to a UInt64.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

Public Shared Narrowing Operator CType ( _
	element As XElement _
) As ULong


Type: System.Xml.Linq.XElement
The XElement to cast to UInt64.

Return Value

Type: System.UInt64
A UInt64 that contains the content of this XElement.


The element does not contain a valid UInt64 value.


The element parameter is Nothing.

The following example creates an element with unsigned long integer content. It then retrieves the value by casting to UInt64.

Dim root As XElement = <Root>18446744073709551615</Root>
Dim value As ULong = CULng(root)


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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