XAttribute Narrowing Conversion (XAttribute to UInt64)


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equivalentCodeEntityop_Explicit(XAttribute attribute)

Cast the value of this XAttribute to a UInt64.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

Public Shared Narrowing Operator CType (
	attribute As XAttribute
) As ULong


Type: System.Xml.Linq.XAttribute

The XAttribute to cast to UInt64.

Return Value

Type: System.UInt64

A UInt64 that contains the content of this XAttribute.

Exception Condition

The attribute does not contain a valid UInt64 value.


The attribute parameter is null.

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

                Dim root As XElement = <Root Att="1844674407370955161"/>
Dim value As ULong = CULng(root.Attribute("Att"))
Console.WriteLine("value={0}", value)

This example produces the following output:


Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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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