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StringComparer.GetHashCode Method (String)

When overridden in a derived class, gets the hash code for the specified string.

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

public abstract int GetHashCode (
	string obj
public abstract int GetHashCode (
	String obj
public abstract function GetHashCode (
	obj : String
) : int
Not applicable.



A string.

Return Value

A 32-bit signed hash code calculated from the value of the obj parameter.

The GetHashCode method is more efficient than the GetHashCode method because the obj parameter does not have to be unboxed to perform the operation.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0