NegativeInfinity Field

Double.NegativeInfinity Field


Represents negative infinity. This field is constant.

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

public const double NegativeInfinity

Field Value

Type: System.Double

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.

The following code example illustrates the use of NegativeInfinity:

// This will equal Infinity.
Console.WriteLine("10.0 minus NegativeInfinity equals {0}.", (10.0 - Double.NegativeInfinity).ToString());

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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