Explicit Conversion (XAttribute to Guid)

XAttribute Explicit Conversion (XAttribute to Guid)

equivalentCodeEntityop_Explicit(XAttribute attribute)

Cast the value of this XAttribute to a Guid.

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

F# does not support this operator


Type: System.Xml.Linq.XAttribute

The XAttribute to cast to Guid.

Return Value

Type: System.Guid

A Guid that contains the content of this XAttribute.

Exception Condition

The attribute does not contain a valid Guid value.


The attribute parameter is null.

The following example creates an attribute with a GUID as content. It then retrieves the value by casting to Guid.

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This example produces the following output:


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