BigInteger.Increment Operator (BigInteger)


Increments a BigInteger value by 1.

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

public static BigInteger operator ++(
	BigInteger value


Type: System.Numerics.BigInteger

The value to increment.

Return Value

Type: System.Numerics.BigInteger

The value of the value parameter incremented by 1.

The Increment method defines the increment operation for BigInteger values. It enables code such as the following:

BigInteger number = 93843112;
Console.WriteLine(++number);               // Displays 93843113

Some languages (such as Visual Basic) that lack an increment operator or do not support operator overloading can call the Increment method directly, as the following example shows.

Dim number As BigInteger = 93843112
Console.WriteLine(BigInteger.op_Increment(number))    ' Displays 93843113

Because BigInteger objects are immutable, the Increment operator creates a new BigInteger object whose value is one more than the BigInteger object represented by value. Therefore, repeated calls to Increment may be expensive.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 4.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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