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XAttribute.Explicit Operator

Cast the value of this XAttribute to an Int64.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

public static explicit operator long (
	XAttribute attribute
)

Parameters

attribute
Type: System.Xml.Linq.XAttribute

The XAttribute to cast to Int64.

Return Value

Type: System.Int64
A Int64 that contains the content of this XAttribute.

ExceptionCondition
FormatException

The attribute does not contain a valid Int64 value.

ArgumentNullException

The attribute parameter is null.

The following example creates an attribute with a long integer as content. It then retrieves the value of the attribute by casting to Int64.

XElement root = new XElement("Root",
    new XAttribute("Att", 9223372036854775807)
);
long value = (long)root.Attribute("Att");
Console.WriteLine("value={0}", value);

This example produces the following output:

value=9223372036854775807

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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