GetSingle Method

SerializationInfo.GetSingle Method (String)


Retrieves a single-precision floating-point value from the SerializationInfo store.

Namespace:   System.Runtime.Serialization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public float GetSingle(
	string name


Type: System.String

The name of the value to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.Single

The single-precision floating-point value associated with name.

Exception Condition

name is null.


The value associated with name cannot be converted to a single-precision floating-point value.


An element with the specified name is not found in the current instance.

If the value is a single-precision floating-point number, or can be converted to one, that value is returned; otherwise, a InvalidCastException is thrown. All conversions are done by the IFormatterConverter associated with this SerializationInfo.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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