Decimal.GreaterThan Operator

Returns a value indicating whether a specified Decimal is greater than another specified Decimal.

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

public static bool operator >(
	decimal d1,
	decimal d2
)

Parameters

d1
Type: System.Decimal

The first value to compare.

d2
Type: System.Decimal

The second value to compare.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if d1 is greater than d2; otherwise, false.

The GreaterThan method defines the operation of the greater than operator for Decimal values. It enables code such as the following:

using System;

public class Example
{
   public static void Main()
   {
      Decimal number1 = 16354.0699m;
      Decimal number2 = 16354.0695m;
      Console.WriteLine("{0} > {1}: {2}", number1, 
                        number2, number1 > number2);

      number1 = Decimal.Round(number1, 2);
      number2 = Decimal.Round(number2, 2);
      Console.WriteLine("{0} > {1}: {2}", number1, 
                        number2, number1 > number2);
   }
}
// The example displays the following output: 
//       16354.0699 > 16354.0695: True 
//       16354.07 > 16354.07: False

Languages that do not support custom operators can call the Compare method instead. They may also be able to call the GreaterThan method directly, as the following example shows.

Module Example
   Public Sub Main()
      Dim number1 As Decimal = 16354.0699d
      Dim number2 As Decimal = 16354.0695d
      Console.WriteLine("{0} > {1}: {2}", number1, number2, 
                        Decimal.op_GreaterThan(number1, number2))

      number1 = Decimal.Round(number1, 2)
      number2 = Decimal.Round(number2, 2)
      Console.WriteLine("{0} > {1}: {2}", number1, number2, 
                        Decimal.op_GreaterThan(number1, number2))
   End Sub 
End Module 
' The example displays the following output: 
'       16354.0699 > 16354.0695: True 
'       16354.07 > 16354.07: False

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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 Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

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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