Decimal.GreaterThan Operator (Decimal, Decimal)

 
equivalentCodeEntityM:System.Decimal.Compare(System.Decimal,System.Decimal)

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

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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