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Double::MinValue Field

Represents the smallest possible value of a Double. This field is constant.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public:
literal double MinValue

The value of this constant is negative 1.7976931348623157E+308.

The result of an operation that is less than Double::MinValue is Double::NegativeInfinity. In the following example, Double::NegativeInfinity results from subtraction and multiplication operations when the result is less than Double::MinValue.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

The following code example illustrates the use of MinValue:

public ref class Temperature
{
public:
   static property double MinValue 
   {
      double get()
      {
         return Double::MinValue;
      }
   }

   static property double MaxValue 
   {
      double get()
      {
         return Double::MaxValue;
      }
   }

protected:
   // The value holder 
   double m_value;

public:
   property double Value 
   {
      double get()
      {
         return m_value;
      }
      void set( double value )
      {
         m_value = value;
      }
   }

   property double Celsius 
   {
      double get()
      {
         return (m_value - 32.0) / 1.8;
      }
      void set( double value )
      {
         m_value = 1.8 * value + 32.0;
      }
   }
};

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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