Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
IsSortable Method (String)
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

CompareInfo.IsSortable Method (String)

Indicates whether a specified Unicode string is sortable.

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

public static bool IsSortable(
	string text


Type: System.String

A string of zero or more Unicode characters.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the str parameter is not an empty string ("") and all the Unicode characters in str are sortable; otherwise, false.


str is null.

Each Unicode character in the str parameter is represented by one or more UTF-16 encoded Char objects. The str parameter is sortable if each Unicode character is defined in an internal CompareInfo class sort table, and is not a private use or unpaired high or low surrogate character.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
© 2015 Microsoft