XElement Explicit Conversion (XElement to Double)

 
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Cast the value of this XElement to a Double.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

public static explicit operator double (
	XElement element
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Xml.Linq.XElement

The XElement to cast to Double.

Return Value

Type: System.Double

A Double that contains the content of this XElement.

Exception Condition
FormatException

The element does not contain a valid Double value.

ArgumentNullException

The element parameter is null.

The following example creates an attribute with double content. It then retrieves the value by casting to Double.


                XElement root = new XElement("Root", 1.79769313486231e308);
double value = (double)root;
Console.WriteLine("value={0}", value);

This example produces the following output:


value=1.79769313486231E+308

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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