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Decimal.Zero Field

Represents the number zero (0).

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

public static readonly decimal Zero

The following code example illustrates the use of the Zero field.

// Example of the Decimal fields. 
using System;

class DecimalFieldsDemo
{
    public static void Main( )
    {
        const string numberFmt = "{0,-25}{1,45:N0}";
        const string exprFmt = "{0,-55}{1,15}";

        Console.WriteLine( 
            "This example of the fields of the Decimal structure " +
            "\ngenerates the following output.\n" );
        Console.WriteLine( numberFmt, "Field or Expression", "Value" );
        Console.WriteLine( numberFmt, "-------------------", "-----" );

        // Display the values of the Decimal fields.
        Console.WriteLine( numberFmt, "Decimal.MaxValue", 
            Decimal.MaxValue );
        Console.WriteLine( numberFmt, "Decimal.MinValue", 
            Decimal.MinValue );
        Console.WriteLine( numberFmt, "Decimal.MinusOne", 
            Decimal.MinusOne );
        Console.WriteLine( numberFmt, "Decimal.One", Decimal.One );
        Console.WriteLine( numberFmt, "Decimal.Zero", Decimal.Zero );
        Console.WriteLine( );

        // Display the values of expressions of the Decimal fields.
        Console.WriteLine( exprFmt, 
            "( Decimal.MinusOne + Decimal.One ) == Decimal.Zero", 
            (Decimal.MinusOne + Decimal.One ) == Decimal.Zero );
        Console.WriteLine( exprFmt, 
            "Decimal.MaxValue + Decimal.MinValue", 
            Decimal.MaxValue + Decimal.MinValue );
        Console.WriteLine( exprFmt, 
            "Decimal.MinValue / Decimal.MaxValue", 
            Decimal.MinValue / Decimal.MaxValue );
        Console.WriteLine( "{0,-40}{1,30}", 
            "100000000000000M / Decimal.MaxValue", 
            100000000000000M / Decimal.MaxValue );
    }
}

/*
This example of the fields of the Decimal structure
generates the following output.

Field or Expression                                              Value
-------------------                                              -----
Decimal.MaxValue                79,228,162,514,264,337,593,543,950,335
Decimal.MinValue               -79,228,162,514,264,337,593,543,950,335
Decimal.MinusOne                                                    -1
Decimal.One                                                          1
Decimal.Zero                                                         0

( Decimal.MinusOne + Decimal.One ) == Decimal.Zero                True
Decimal.MaxValue + Decimal.MinValue                                  0
Decimal.MinValue / Decimal.MaxValue                                 -1
100000000000000M / Decimal.MaxValue     0.0000000000000012621774483536
*/

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The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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