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BigInteger.Sign Property

Gets a number that indicates the sign (negative, positive, or zero) of the current BigInteger object.

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

public int Sign { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
A number that indicates the sign of the BigInteger object, as shown in the following table.




The value of this object is negative.


The value of this object is 0 (zero).


The value of this object is positive.

The Sign property is equivalent to the Math.Sign method for the primitive numeric types.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.