Single.MaxValue Field

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Represents the largest possible value of Single. This field is constant.

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


Public Const MaxValue As Single
public const float MaxValue


The value of this constant is positive 3.402823e38.


The following code example demonstrates the MaxValue constant.

If S > Single.MaxValue Then
   outputBlock.Text &= "Your number is larger than a Single." & vbCrLf
End If
if (s > Single.MaxValue)
   outputBlock.Text += "Your number is larger than a Single." + "\n";

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.