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XPathItem.ValueAs Method (Type)

Returns the item's value as the specified type.

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

public virtual Object ValueAs(
	Type returnType
)

Parameters

returnType
Type: System.Type

The type to return the item value as.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The value of the item as the type requested.

ExceptionCondition
FormatException

The item's value is not in the correct format for the target type.

InvalidCastException

The attempted cast is not valid.

OverflowException

The attempted cast resulted in an overflow.

When overridden in a derived class, the ValueAs method attempts to convert the value of the item to the .NET Framework 2.0 type specified.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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