UIntPtr Explicit Conversion (UIntPtr to UInt32)

Converts the value of the specified UIntPtr to a 32-bit unsigned integer.

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


Public Shared Narrowing Operator CType ( _
    value As UIntPtr _
) As UInteger
public static explicit operator uint (
    UIntPtr value


Return Value

Type: System.UInt32
The contents of value.


Exception Condition

On a 64-bit platform, the value of value is too large to represent as a 32-bit unsigned integer.


An exception is only thrown if the value of value requires more bits than the current platform supports.

Version Information


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


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