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SByte.CompareTo Method (Object)

Compares this instance to a specified object and returns an indication of their relative values.

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

abstract CompareTo : 
        obj:Object -> int  
override CompareTo : 
        obj:Object -> int

Parameters

obj
Type: System.Object

An object to compare, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
A signed number indicating the relative values of this instance and obj.

Return Value

Description

Less than zero

This instance is less than obj.

Zero

This instance is equal to obj.

Greater than zero

This instance is greater than obj.

-or-

obj is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Implements

IComparable.CompareTo(Object)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

obj is not an SByte.

Any instance of SByte, regardless of its value, is considered greater than a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The obj parameter must be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or an instance of SByte; otherwise, an exception is thrown.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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