ValueType Property

XPathItem.ValueType Property

When overridden in a derived class, gets the .NET Framework version 2.0 type of the item.

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

public abstract Type ValueType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Type
The .NET Framework type of the item. The default value is String.

When overridden in a derived class, the ValueType property gets the .NET Framework type of the typed value of the item.

For example, an element of type xs:int would have a ValueType of Int32 by default. However, the ValueType could be any one of the valid types that can be mapped to xs:int, such as Int16 or Double.

For more information about type support in the System.Xml namespace, see Type Support in the System.Xml Classes.

Notes to Implementers

All implementers must provide a ValueType property for every item, even if it is only String.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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