XAttribute Narrowing Conversion (XAttribute to Single)

 
equivalentCodeEntityop_Explicit(XAttribute attribute)

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 Shared Narrowing Operator CType (
	attribute As XAttribute
) As Single

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.

Exception Condition
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.


                Dim root As XElement = <Root Att="3.402823E+38"/>
Dim value As Single = CSng(root.Attribute("Att"))
Console.WriteLine("value={0}", value)

This example produces the following output:


value=3.402823E+38

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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