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XAttribute Explicit Conversion (XAttribute to Int64)

Cast the value of this XAttribute to an Int64.

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)

F# does not support the declaration of new casting operators.

Parameters

attribute
Type: System.Xml.Linq.XAttribute

The XAttribute to cast to Int64.

Return Value

Type: System.Int64
A Int64 that contains the content of this XAttribute.

ExceptionCondition
FormatException

The attribute does not contain a valid Int64 value.

ArgumentNullException

The attribute parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The following example creates an attribute with a long integer as content. It then retrieves the value of the attribute by casting to Int64.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

This example produces the following output:

value=9223372036854775807

.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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