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XAttribute Explicit Conversion (XAttribute to Single)

Cast the value of this XAttribute to a Single.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

public static explicit operator float (
	XAttribute attribute
)

Parameters

attribute
Type: System.Xml.Linq.XAttribute

The XAttribute to cast to Single.

Return Value

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

ExceptionCondition
FormatException

The attribute does not contain a valid Single value.

ArgumentNullException

The attribute parameter is null.

The following example creates an attribute with single precision floating point content. It then retrieves the value by casting to Single.

XElement root = new XElement("Root",
    new XAttribute("Att", 3.402823e38)
);
float value = (float)root.Attribute("Att");
Console.WriteLine("value={0}", value);

This example produces the following output:

value=3.402823E+38

.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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