Rect.Inequality Operator

Compares two Rect structures for inequality.

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

Public Shared Operator <> ( _
	rect1 As Rect, _
	rect2 As Rect _
) As Boolean


Type: System.Windows.Rect
The first rectangle to compare.
Type: System.Windows.Rect
The second rectangle to compare.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the Rect structures do not have the same x,y,width,height property values; otherwise, false.

In this comparison, two instances with all properties of Double.NaN are considered equal.


A rectangle's position and dimensions are described by Double values. Because Double values can lose precision when operated upon, a comparison between two values that are logically equal might fail.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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