XElement Narrowing Conversion (XElement to Nullable(Of Int32))

Cast the value of this XElement to a Nullable(Of T) of Int32.

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 Nullable(Of Integer)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Xml.Linq.XElement
The XElement to cast to Nullable(Of T) of Int32.

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable(Of Int32)
A Nullable(Of T) of Int32 that contains the content of this XElement.

ExceptionCondition
FormatException

The element does not contain a valid Int32 value.

The following example creates an element with unsigned integer content. It then retrieves the value by casting to Nullable(Of T) of Int32.

Dim root As XElement = _ 
        <Root>
            <Value>2147483647</Value>
        </Root>
Dim value As Nullable(Of Integer) = CType(root.Element("Value"), Nullable(Of Integer))

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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