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Single.NegativeInfinity Field

April 12, 2014

Represents negative infinity. This field is constant.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
'Declaration
Public Const NegativeInfinity As Single

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.
outputBlock.Text &= "10.0 minus NegativeInfinity equals " + (10 - Single.NegativeInfinity).ToString() + "." & vbCrLf


Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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