StructuralComparisons Class

StructuralComparisons Class

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Provides objects for performing a structural comparison of two collection objects.

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


public static class StructuralComparisons


Gets a predefined object that performs a structural comparison of two objects.


Gets a predefined object that compares two objects for structural equality.

The StructuralComparisons class returns the following two predefined comparison objects:

The objects can be used to perform a structural comparison or a structural equality comparison of two collection objects, such as array or tuple objects. In structural comparison, two objects are compared based on their values. Objects can be ordered based on some criteria, and two objects are considered equal when they have equal values, not because they reference the same physical object

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1

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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