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XAttribute Explicit Conversion (XAttribute to Double)

Cast the value of this XAttribute to a Double.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assemblies:   System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)
  System.Xml.XDocument (in System.Xml.XDocument.dll)

public static explicit operator double (
	XAttribute attribute
)

Parameters

attribute
Type: System.Xml.Linq.XAttribute

The XAttribute to cast to Double.

Return Value

Type: System.Double
A Double that contains the content of this XAttribute.

ExceptionCondition
FormatException

The attribute does not contain a valid Double value.

ArgumentNullException

The attribute 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",
    new XAttribute("Att", 1.79769313486231e308)
);
double value = (double)root.Attribute("Att");
Console.WriteLine("value={0}", value);

This example produces the following output:

value=1.79769313486231E+308

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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