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ObjectExtensionsSafeCastT Method

Performs a cast from object to T, avoiding possible null violations if T is a value type.


Namespace:  TomsToolbox.Essentials
Assembly:  TomsToolbox.Essentials (in TomsToolbox.Essentials.dll)
public static T SafeCast<T>(
	this Object value


Type: SystemObject
The value.


Type Parameters

The target type

Return Value

Type: T
The value casted to T, or default(T) if value is null.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type Object. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).
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