Int64.CompareTo Method (Object)

May 11, 2014

Compares this instance to a specified object and returns an indication of their relative values.

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

public int CompareTo(
	Object value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Object
An object to compare, or null.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
A signed number indicating the relative values of this instance and value.

Return Value

Description

Less than zero

This instance is less than value.

Zero

This instance is equal to value.

Greater than zero

This instance is greater than value.

-or-

value is null.

Implements

IComparable.CompareTo(Object)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

value is not an Int64.

An Int64, regardless of its value, is considered greater than a null reference.

The value parameter must be null or an instance of Int64; otherwise, an exception is thrown.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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