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Double.PositiveInfinity Field

Represents positive infinity. This field is constant.

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

literal double PositiveInfinity
public static final double PositiveInfinity
public const var PositiveInfinity : double
Not applicable.

The value of this constant is the result of dividing a positive number by zero.

This constant is returned when the result of an operation is greater than MaxValue.

Use IsPositiveInfinity to determine whether a value evaluates to positive infinity. It is not possible to determine whether a value evaluates to positive infinity by comparing it to another value equal to PositiveInfinity.

The following code example illustrates the use of PositiveInfinity:

// This will equal Infinity.
Console::WriteLine( "PositiveInfinity plus 10.0 equals {0}.", (Double::PositiveInfinity + 10.0) );

// This will equal Infinity.
Console.WriteLine("PositiveInfinity plus 10.0 equals {0}.",
    System.Convert.ToString((System.Double.PositiveInfinity + 10.0)));

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0