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OpCodes.Sub Field

Subtracts one value from another and pushes the result onto the evaluation stack.

Namespace:  System.Reflection.Emit
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public static readonly OpCode Sub

The following table lists the instruction's hexadecimal and Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) assembly format, along with a brief reference summary:

Format

Assembly Format

Description

59

sub

Subtracts one value from another, returning a new numeric value.

The stack transitional behavior, in sequential order, is:

  1. value1 is pushed onto the stack.

  2. value2 is pushed onto the stack.

  3. value2 and value1 are popped from the stack; value2 is subtracted from value1.

  4. The result is pushed onto the stack.

Overflow is not detected for integer operations (for proper overflow handling, see Sub_Ovf).

Integer subtraction wraps, rather than saturates. For example: assuming 8-bit integers, where value1 is set to 0 and value2 is set to 1, the "wrapped" result will be 255.

Floating-point overflow returns +inf (PositiveInfinity) or -inf (NegativeInfinity).

The following Emit method overload can use the sub opcode:

  • ILGenerator.Emit(OpCode)

.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

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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