SortedDictionary<TKey, TValue>.Comparer Property

Gets the IComparer<T> used to order the elements of the SortedDictionary<TKey, TValue>.

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

public IComparer<TKey> Comparer { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IComparer<TKey>
The IComparer<T> used to order the elements of the SortedDictionary<TKey, TValue>

SortedDictionary<TKey, TValue> requires a comparer implementation to perform key comparisons. You can specify an implementation of the IComparer<T> generic interface by using a constructor that accepts a comparer parameter. If you do not, the default generic equality comparer, Comparer<T>.Default, is used. If type TKey implements the System.IComparable<T> generic interface, the default comparer uses that implementation.

Getting the value of this property is an O(1) operation.

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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