C#: Operator Overloading Cheat Sheet

Example

using System;

namespace OperatorOvlApplication {
   class Box {
      private double length;   // Length of a box
      private double breadth;  // Breadth of a box
      private double height;   // Height of a box

      public double getVolume() {
         return length * breadth * height;
      }
      public void setLength( double len ) {
         length = len;
      }
      public void setBreadth( double bre ) {
         breadth = bre;
      }
      public void setHeight( double hei ) {
         height = hei;
      }
      
      // Overload + operator to add two Box objects.
      public static Box operator+ (Box b, Box c) {
         Box box = new Box();
         box.length = b.length + c.length;
         box.breadth = b.breadth + c.breadth;
         box.height = b.height + c.height;
         return box;
      }
   }
   class Tester {
      static void Main(string[] args) {
         Box Box1 = new Box();   // Declare Box1 of type Box
         Box Box2 = new Box();   // Declare Box2 of type Box
         Box Box3 = new Box();   // Declare Box3 of type Box
         double volume = 0.0;    // Store the volume of a box here

         // box 1 specification
         Box1.setLength(6.0);
         Box1.setBreadth(7.0);
         Box1.setHeight(5.0);

         // box 2 specification
         Box2.setLength(12.0);
         Box2.setBreadth(13.0);
         Box2.setHeight(10.0);

         // volume of box 1
         volume = Box1.getVolume();
         Console.WriteLine("Volume of Box1 : {0}", volume);

         // volume of box 2
         volume = Box2.getVolume();
         Console.WriteLine("Volume of Box2 : {0}", volume);

         // Add two object as follows:
         Box3 = Box1 + Box2;

         // volume of box 3
         volume = Box3.getVolume();
         Console.WriteLine("Volume of Box3 : {0}", volume);
         Console.ReadKey();
      }
   }
}

=> output

Volume of Box1 : 210
Volume of Box2 : 1560
Volume of Box3 : 5400

Overloadable and Non-Overloadable Operators

+, -, !, ~, ++, --These unary operators take one operand and can be overloaded.
+, -, *, /, %These binary operators take one operand and can be overloaded.
==, !=, <, >, <=, >=The comparison operators can be overloaded.
&&, ||The conditional logical operators cannot be overloaded directly.
+=, -=, *=, /=, %=The assignment operators cannot be overloaded.
=, ., ?:, ->, new, is, sizeof, typeofThese operators cannot be overloaded.

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