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Single.NegativeInfinity Field

Represents negative infinity. This field is constant.

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

public const float NegativeInfinity

The value of this constant is the result of dividing a negative number by zero.

This constant is returned when the result of an operation is less than MinValue.

Use IsNegativeInfinity to determine whether a value evaluates to negative infinity. It is not possible to determine whether a value evaluates to negative infinity by comparing it to another value equal to NegativeInfinity.

The following code example demonstrates the NegativeInfinity constant.


// This will equal Infinity.
Console.WriteLine("10.0 minus NegativeInfinity equals {0}.", (10.0 - Single.NegativeInfinity).ToString());


.NET Framework

Supported in: 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

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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