XmlConvert.ToSingle Method

Converts the String to a Single equivalent.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
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 nulla 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

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.