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CompareMethod Enumeration

Indicates how to compare strings when calling comparison functions.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic (in microsoft.visualbasic.dll)

public enum class CompareMethod
public enum CompareMethod
public enum CompareMethod

 Member nameDescription
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkBinaryPerforms a binary comparison. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbBinaryCompare
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkTextPerforms a textual comparison. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbTextCompare

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic CompareMethod Enumeration.

When you call comparison functions, you can use the CompareMethod enumeration in your code in place of the actual values. The Compare argument takes the CompareMethod enumeration members.

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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0