XElement Explicit Conversion (XElement to Int64)

 
equivalentCodeEntity

Cast the value of this XElement to an Int64.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

public static explicit operator long (
	XElement element
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Xml.Linq.XElement

The XElement to cast to Int64.

Return Value

Type: System.Int64

A Int64 that contains the content of this XElement.

Exception Condition
FormatException

The element does not contain a valid Int64 value.

ArgumentNullException

The element parameter is null.

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


                XElement root = new XElement("Root", 9223372036854775807);
long value = (long)root;
Console.WriteLine("value={0}", value);

This example produces the following output:


value=9223372036854775807

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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