Point.Subtraction Operator (Point, Point)

Subtracts the specified Point from another specified Point and returns the difference as a Vector.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)

public static Vector operator -(
	Point point1,
	Point point2
)

Parameters

point1
Type: System.Windows.Point
The point from which point2 is subtracted.
point2
Type: System.Windows.Point
The point to subtract from point1.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Vector
The difference between point1 and point2.

The following example shows how to subtract a Point from another Point and return a Vector using the overloaded (-) operator.


private Vector overloadedSubtractionOperatorExample2()
{

    Point point1 = new Point(10, 5);
    Point point2 = new Point(15, 40);

    // Subtracts a Point from another Point using the overloaded subtraction (-)
    // operator and returns the difference as a Vector.
    // vectorResult is equal to (-5, -35).
    Vector vectorResult = point1 - point2;

    return vectorResult;

}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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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