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Nullable(T).GetValueOrDefault Method (T)

Retrieves the value of the current Nullable(T) object, or the specified default value.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

member GetValueOrDefault : 
        defaultValue:'T -> 'T 

Parameters

defaultValue
Type: T

A value to return if the HasValue property is false.

Return Value

Type: T
The value of the Value property if the HasValue property is true; otherwise, the defaultValue parameter.

The GetValueOrDefault method returns a value even if the HasValue property is false (unlike the Value property, which throws an exception).

The following code example retrieves the value of a Nullable(T) object if that value is defined; otherwise, it retrieves the default value or a specific default value.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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