NumberFormatInfo.NegativeInfinitySymbol Property

Gets or sets the string that represents negative infinity.

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

public string NegativeInfinitySymbol { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_NegativeInfinitySymbol ()

/** @property */
public void set_NegativeInfinitySymbol (String value)

public function get NegativeInfinitySymbol () : String

public function set NegativeInfinitySymbol (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The string that represents negative infinity. The default for InvariantInfo is "-Infinity".

Exception typeCondition


The property is being set to a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The property is being set and the NumberFormatInfo is read-only.

For more information on negative infinity, see Double or Single.

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