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CodeCastExpression Class

Represents an expression cast to a data type or interface.

Namespace:  System.CodeDom
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public class CodeCastExpression : CodeExpression

CodeCastExpression can be used to represent an expression cast to a different data type or interface.

The Expression property indicates the CodeExpression to cast. The TargetType property indicates the type to cast to.

This example demonstrates using a CodeCastExpression to cast a System.Int32 value to a System.Int64 data type.

// This CodeCastExpression casts an Int32 of 1000 to an Int64.        
CodeCastExpression castExpression = new CodeCastExpression(
    // targetType parameter indicating the target type of the cast. 
    // The CodeExpression to cast, here an Int32 value of 1000. 
    new CodePrimitiveExpression(1000) );    

// A C# code generator produces the following source code for the preceeding example code: 

// ((long)(1000));

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0