XElement Explicit Conversion (XElement to UInt64)

 
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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 static explicit operator ulong (
	XElement element
)

Parameters

element
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.

Exception Condition
FormatException

The element does not contain a valid UInt64 value.

ArgumentNullException

The element parameter is null.

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


                XElement root = new XElement("Root", 18446744073709551615);
ulong value = (ulong)root;
Console.WriteLine("value={0}", value);

This example produces the following output:


value=18446744073709551615

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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