Nullable<'T>.GetValueOrDefault Method ()


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Retrieves the value of the current Nullable<'T> object, or the object's default value.

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

member GetValueOrDefault : unit -> 'T

Return Value

Type: T

The value of the Value property if the HasValue property is true; otherwise, the default value of the current Nullable<'T> object. The type of the default value is the type argument of the current Nullable<'T> object, and the value of the default value consists solely of binary zeroes.

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.

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