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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
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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;


Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0