XmlConvert.ToSingle Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Converts the String to a Single equivalent.

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

Syntax

Public Shared Function ToSingle ( _
    s As String _
) As Single
public static float ToSingle(
    string s
)

Parameters

Return Value

Type: System..::.Single
A Single equivalent of the string.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
NullReferenceException

s is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

FormatException

s is not in the correct format.

OverflowException

s represents a number less than Single..::.MinValue or greater than Single..::.MaxValue.

Remarks

If s is INF or -INF, this method returns Single.PositiveInfinity or Single.NegativeInfinity respectively.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

XmlConvert Class

System.Xml Namespace

PositiveInfinity

NegativeInfinity