Rect::Inequality Operator

Compares two rectangles for inequality.

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

static bool operator !=(
	Rect rect1, 
	Rect rect2


Type: System.Windows::Rect

The first rectangle to compare.

Type: System.Windows::Rect

The second rectangle to compare.

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean
true if the rectangles do not have the same Location and Size values; otherwise, false.

This operation tests for object inequality.

In this comparison, two instances of Double::NaN are considered equal.


A rectangle's position and dimensions are described by Double values. Because Double values can lose precision when operated upon, a comparison between two values that are logically equal might fail.

The following example shows how to use the Inequality operator to determine if two rectangles are not exactly equal.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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