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Matrix.Invert Method

Inverts this Matrix structure.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)

public void Invert()


The Matrix structure is not invertible.

The following example checks if a Matrix structure is invertible. If it is invertible, the Matrix structure is inverted.

private Matrix inverseExample()

    // Creating a Matrix structure.
    Matrix myMatrix = new Matrix(5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30);

    // Checking if myMatrix is invertible.
    if (myMatrix.HasInverse)

        // Invert myMatrix. myMatrix is now 
        // equal to (-0.4, 0.2 , 0.3, -0.1, 1, -2) 

        // Return the inverted matrix.
        return myMatrix;
        throw new InvalidOperationException("The matrix is not invertible.");


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.