Explicit Conversion (XElement to Single)

XElement Explicit Conversion (XElement to Single)

 
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Cast the value of this XElement 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 (
	XElement element
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Xml.Linq.XElement

The XElement to cast to Single.

Return Value

Type: System.Single

A Single that contains the content of this XElement.

Exception Condition
FormatException

The element does not contain a valid Single value.

ArgumentNullException

The element parameter is null.

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


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

This example produces the following output:


value=3.402823E+38

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.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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