Nullable<T> Implicit Conversion (T to Nullable<T>)

Creates a new Nullable<T> object initialized to a specified value.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Shared Widening Operator CType ( _
    value As T _
) As Nullable(Of T)
public static implicit operator Nullable<T> (
    T value
)

Parameters

  • value
    Type: T
    A value type.

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable<T>
A Nullable<T> object whose Value property is initialized with the value parameter.

Remarks

If the value parameter is not nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), the Value property of the new Nullable<T> value is initialized to the value parameter and the HasValue property is initialized to true.

If the value parameter is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), the Value property of the new Nullable<T> value is initialized to the default value, which is the value that is all binary zeroes, and the HasValue property is initialized to false.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.