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Enumerable.Max<'TSource> Method (IEnumerable<'TSource>)

 
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Returns the maximum value in a generic sequence.

Namespace:   System.Linq
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

static member Max<'TSource> : 
        source:IEnumerable<'TSource> -> 'TSource

Parameters

source
Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<'TSource>

A sequence of values to determine the maximum value of.

Return Value

Type: TSource

The maximum value in the sequence.

Type Parameters

TSource

The type of the elements of source.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

source is null.

If type TSource implements IComparable<'T>, the Max<'TSource>(IEnumerable<'TSource>) method uses that implementation to compare values. Otherwise, if type TSource implements IComparable, that implementation is used to compare values.

If TSource is a reference type and the source sequence is empty or contains only values that are null, this method returns null.

In Visual Basic query expression syntax, an Aggregate Into Max() clause translates to an invocation of Max.

The following code example demonstrates how to use Max<'TSource>(IEnumerable<'TSource>) to determine the maximum value in a sequence of IComparable<'T> objects.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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