StringComparer.Create Method (CultureInfo, Boolean)


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Creates a StringComparer object that compares strings according to the rules of a specified culture.

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

static member Create : 
        culture:CultureInfo *
        ignoreCase:bool -> StringComparer


Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

A culture whose linguistic rules are used to perform a string comparison.

Type: System.Boolean

true to specify that comparison operations be case-insensitive; false to specify that comparison operations be case-sensitive.

Return Value

Type: System.StringComparer

A new StringComparer object that performs string comparisons according to the comparison rules used by the culture parameter and the case rule specified by the ignoreCase parameter.

Exception Condition

culture is null.

The following code example demonstrates the properties and the Create method of the StringComparer class. The example illustrates how different StringComparer objects sort three versions of the Latin letter I.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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