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StructuralComparisons Class

Provides objects for performing a structural comparison of two collection objects.

System::Object
  System.Collections::StructuralComparisons

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

public ref class StructuralComparisons abstract sealed

The StructuralComparisons type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertyStatic memberSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsStructuralComparerGets a predefined object that performs a structural comparison of two objects.
Public propertyStatic memberSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsStructuralEqualityComparerGets a predefined object that compares two objects for structural equality.
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The StructuralComparisons class returns the following two predefined comparison objects:

The objects can be used to perform a structural comparison or a structural equality comparison of two collection objects, such as array or tuple objects. In structural comparison, two objects are compared based on their values. Objects can be ordered based on some criteria, and two objects are considered equal when they have equal values, not because they reference the same physical object

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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