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XElement Narrowing Conversion (XElement to Double)

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)

'Declaration
Public Shared Narrowing Operator CType ( _
	element As XElement _
) As Double

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.

ExceptionCondition
FormatException

The element does not contain a valid Double value.

ArgumentNullException

The element parameter is Nothing.

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

Dim root As XElement = <Root>1.79769313486231E+308</Root>
Dim value As Double = CDbl(root)

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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