XAttribute Narrowing Conversion (XAttribute to Int32)


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equivalentCodeEntityop_Explicit(XAttribute attribute)

Cast the value of this XAttribute to an Int32.

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 Integer


Type: System.Xml.Linq.XAttribute

The XAttribute to cast to Int32.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

A Int32 that contains the content of this XAttribute.

Exception Condition

The attribute does not contain a valid Int32 value.


The attribute parameter is null.

The following example creates an attribute with an integer as content. It then retrieves the value by casting to Int32.

                Dim root As XElement = <Root Att="2147483647"/>
Dim value As Integer = CInt(root.Attribute("Att"))
Console.WriteLine("value={0}", value)

This example produces the following output:


Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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