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Patterns.Coerce Active Pattern (F#)

Den Delimarsky|Last Updated: 7/19/2016
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Recognizes expressions that represent coercions from one type to another.

Namespace/Module Path: Microsoft.FSharp.Quotations.Patterns

Assembly: FSharp.Core (in FSharp.Core.dll)


// Signature:
( |Coerce|_| ) : (input:Expr) -> (Expr * Type) option


input Type: Expr

The input expression to match against.

Return Value

The formal return type is (Expr * Type) option. The option type indicates whether the input results in a match. In a pattern matching expression, this pattern decomposes the input into the underlying expression and a System.Type object that represents the type to convert to.


This function is named CoercePattern in the .NET Framework assembly. If you are accessing the member from a .NET Framework language other than F#, or through reflection, use this name.


Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2

Version Information

F# Core Library Versions

Supported in: 2.0, 4.0, Portable

See Also

Quotations.Patterns Module (F#)

Microsoft.FSharp.Quotations Namespace (F#)

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