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uminus, -


C = -A
C = uminus(A)



C = -A negates the elements of A and stores the result in C.

C = uminus(A) is an alternative way to execute -A, but is rarely used. It enables operator overloading for classes.


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Create a 2-by-2 matrix, A.

A = [1 -3; -2 4]
A = 2×2

     1    -3
    -2     4

Negate the elements of A.

C = -A
C = 2×2

    -1     3
     2    -4

Input Arguments

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Input array, specified as a scalar, vector, matrix, or multidimensional array. A can be a numeric array, logical array, character array, duration array, or calendar duration array.

Complex Number Support: Yes

Extended Capabilities

C/C++ Code Generation
Generate C and C++ code using MATLAB® Coder™.

Introduced before R2006a