Array::IStructuralComparable::CompareTo Method

Determines whether the current collection object precedes, occurs in the same position as, or follows another object in the sort order.

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

private:
virtual int CompareTo(
	Object^ other, 
	IComparer^ comparer
) sealed = IStructuralComparable::CompareTo

Parameters

other
Type: System::Object

The object to compare with the current instance.

comparer
Type: System.Collections::IComparer

An object that compares the current object and other.

Return Value

Type: System::Int32
An integer that indicates the relationship of the current collection object to other, as shown in the following table.

Return value

Description

-1

The current instance precedes other.

0

The current instance and other are equal.

1

The current instance follows other.

Implements

IStructuralComparable::CompareTo(Object, IComparer)

This member is an explicit interface member implementation. It can be used only when the Array instance is cast to an IStructuralComparable interface.

.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.

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