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XElement Explicit Conversion (XElement to Single)

Cast the value of this XElement to a Single.

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)

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.

ExceptionCondition
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

.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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