XPathNavigator.ValueAs Method (Type, IXmlNamespaceResolver)


Gets the current node's value as the Type specified, using the IXmlNamespaceResolver object specified to resolve namespace prefixes.

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

public override object ValueAs(
	Type returnType,
	IXmlNamespaceResolver nsResolver


Type: System.Type

The Type to return the current node's value as.

Type: System.Xml.IXmlNamespaceResolver

The IXmlNamespaceResolver object used to resolve namespace prefixes.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

The value of the current node as the Type requested.

Exception Condition

The current node's value is not in the correct format for the target type.


The attempted cast is not valid.

The ValueAs method attempts to convert the value of the current node to the .NET Framework type, specified according to the XPath 2.0 rules for casting the current node's type.

The IXmlNamespaceResolver object is used to resolve namespace prefixes related to type conversions. For example, when converting an xs:QName to an xs:string.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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