Decimal.MaxValue Decimal.MaxValue Decimal.MaxValue Decimal.MaxValue Field


Represents the largest possible value of Decimal. This field is constant and read-only.

public: static initonly System::Decimal MaxValue;
public static readonly decimal MaxValue;
 staticval mutable MaxValue : decimal
Public Shared ReadOnly MaxValue As Decimal 

Field Value


The following code sample illustrates the use of MaxValue :

   public ref class PiggyBank
      Decimal Capacity()
         return MyFortune.MaxValue;

      void AddPenny()
         MyFortune = Decimal::Add(MyFortune, (Decimal).01);

      Decimal MyFortune;

class PiggyBank {
	public decimal Capacity {
		get {
			return Decimal.MaxValue;

	protected decimal MyFortune;

	public void AddPenny() {
		MyFortune += .01m;
Class PiggyBank
    Public ReadOnly Property Capacity() As Decimal
            Return [Decimal].MaxValue
        End Get
    End Property

    Protected MyFortune As Decimal

    Public Sub AddPenny()
        MyFortune += 0.01D
    End Sub
End Class


The value of this constant is positive 79,228,162,514,264,337,593,543,950,335.

Applies to

See also