ParallelEnumerable.Single<TSource> Method (ParallelQuery<TSource>)

Returns the only element of a parallel sequence, and throws an exception if there is not exactly one element in the sequence.

Namespace:  System.Linq
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

public static TSource Single<TSource>(
	this ParallelQuery<TSource> source
)

Type Parameters

TSource

The type of the elements of source.

Parameters

source
Type: System.Linq.ParallelQuery<TSource>
The sequence to return the single element of.

Return Value

Type: TSource
The single element of the input sequence.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type ParallelQuery<TSource>. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).

ExceptionCondition
OperationCanceledException

The query was canceled with the token passed in through WithCancellation.

ArgumentNullException

source is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

AggregateException

One or more exceptions occurred during the evaluation of the query.

InvalidOperationException

The input sequence contains more than one element. -or- The input sequence is empty.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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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