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Operators.LikeObject Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Represents the Visual Basic Like operator.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public static Object LikeObject(
	Object Source,
	Object Pattern,
	CompareMethod CompareOption


Type: System.Object

Required. Any expression.

Type: System.Object

Required. Any string expression conforming to the pattern-matching conventions described in Like Operator.

Type: Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompareMethod

Required. A CompareMethod value that specifies that the operation use either text or binary comparison.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
True if the string representation of the value in Source satisfies the pattern that is contained in Pattern; otherwise, False. True if both Source and Pattern are Nothing.

This class supports the Visual Basic compiler and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.

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