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CompareString Method

Operators.CompareString Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Performs binary or text string comparison when given two strings.

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

public static int CompareString(
	string Left,
	string Right,
	bool TextCompare
)

Parameters

Left
Type: System.String
Required. Any String expression.
Right
Type: System.String
Required. Any String expression.
TextCompare
Type: System.Boolean
Required. True to perform a case-insensitive string comparison; otherwise, False.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

Value

Condition

-1

Left is less than Right.

0

Left is equal to Right.

1

Left is greater than Right.

This class supports the Visual Basic compiler and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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