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Vector.UnaryNegation Operator

Negates the specified vector.

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

public static Vector operator -(
	Vector vector


Type: System.Windows.Vector
The vector to negate.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Vector
A vector with X and Y values opposite of the X and Y values of vector.

The following example shows how to use this negation operator to negate a Vector structure.

private Vector overloadedNegationOperatorExample()
    Vector vector1 = new Vector(20, 30);

    // Negate vector1 with the overloaded negation operator.
    // vectorResult is equal to (-20, -30).
    Vector vectorResult = -vector1;

    return vectorResult;


.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.