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StringComparer.Create Method

Creates a StringComparer object that compares strings according to the rules of a specified culture.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
static member Create : 
        culture:CultureInfo * 
        ignoreCase:bool -> StringComparer


Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

A culture whose linguistic rules are used to perform a string comparison.

Type: System.Boolean

true to specify that comparison operations be case-insensitive; false to specify that comparison operations be case-sensitive.

Return Value

Type: System.StringComparer
A new StringComparer object that performs string comparisons according to the comparison rules used by the culture parameter and the case rule specified by the ignoreCase parameter.

culture is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The following code example demonstrates the properties and the Create method of the StringComparer class. The example illustrates how different StringComparer objects sort three versions of the Latin letter I.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Phone apps

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

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.

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