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AFAttributeGetValue Method (AFTimeRange)

This method gets the value for an attribute based upon the data reference configuration and the specified AFTimeRange context in the units of the DefaultUOM for the attribute.

Namespace:  OSIsoft.AF.Asset
Assembly:  OSIsoft.AFSDK (in OSIsoft.AFSDK.dll) Version:
public AFValue GetValue(
	AFTimeRange timeRange


Type: OSIsoft.AF.TimeAFTimeRange
The time range context to be used when getting the attribute's value. If the time range context is not supported by this attribute's configuration, as indicated by the SupportedContexts property, then the context will be changed to an AFTime context at the end of the time range.

Return Value

Type: AFValue
Returns the AFValue for the attribute. If AFValue.IsGood returned by the data reference is , then the returned value is converted to the proper UOM and Type.
InvalidCastException Thrown when the conversion to the desired UOM or configured Type cannot be performed.

The data reference configuration specifies how to read the value of the attribute. The AFDataReference.UOM property specifies the actual UOM of the external data value referenced by this attribute.

When obtaining values for multiple attributes, consider using one of the AFAttributes.GetValue Overload methods as it can perform more efficiently in many instances.

Security note Security Note
You must have ReadData security rights to read an attribute value.

If the Element associated with this attribute has more than one AFVersion associated with it and a QueryDate for the element has not been specified, then this method will invoke the call on the version of the element corresponding to the specified context.

Version Information


Supported in: 2.10.5, 2.10, 2.9.5, 2.9, 2.8.5, 2.8, 2.7.5, 2.7, 2.6, 2.5, 2.4
See Also
Enabling Operational Intelligence