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LikeOperator Class

This class provides helpers that the Visual Basic compiler uses to do the work for the Like Operator (Visual Basic). It is not meant to be called directly from your code.

System.Object
  Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.LikeOperator

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public sealed class LikeOperator

The LikeOperator type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodStatic memberLikeObjectPerforms binary or text string comparison given two objects. This helper method is not meant to be called directly from your code.
Public methodStatic memberLikeStringPerforms binary or text string comparison given two strings. This helper method is not meant to be called directly from your code.
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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