Subtraction Operator
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UIntPtr.Subtraction Operator

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Subtracts an offset from the value of an unsigned pointer.

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

public static UIntPtr operator -(
	UIntPtr pointer,
	int offset
)

Parameters

pointer
Type: System.UIntPtr
The unsigned pointer to subtract the offset from.
offset
Type: System.Int32
The offset to subtract.

Return Value

Type: System.UIntPtr
A new unsigned pointer that reflects the subtraction of offset from pointer.

The Subtraction method defines the subtraction operation for UIntPtr objects. It enables code such as the following.

Languages that do not support custom operators can call the Subtract method instead.

The subtraction operation does not throw an exception if the result is too small to represent as a pointer on the specified platform. Instead, it is performed in an unchecked context.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

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