Decimal.MaxValue Field

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

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

Syntax

Public Shared ReadOnly MaxValue As Decimal
public static readonly decimal MaxValue

Remarks

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

Examples

The following code sample illustrates the use of MaxValue:

Class PiggyBank
   Public ReadOnly Property Capacity() As Decimal
      Get
         Return [Decimal].MaxValue
      End Get
   End Property

   Protected MyFortune As Decimal

   Public Sub AddPenny()
      MyFortune += 0.01D
   End Sub
End Class
class PiggyBank
{
   public decimal Capacity
   {
      get
      {
         return Decimal.MaxValue;
      }
   }

   protected decimal MyFortune;

   public void AddPenny()
   {
      MyFortune += .01m;
   }
}

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

Decimal Structure

System Namespace

Zero

One

MinusOne

MinValue