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OrderedDictionary.OrderedDictionary(Int32, IEqualityComparer) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the OrderedDictionary class using the specified initial capacity and comparer.

Namespace: System.Collections.Specialized
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public OrderedDictionary (
	int capacity,
	IEqualityComparer comparer
)
public OrderedDictionary (
	int capacity, 
	IEqualityComparer comparer
)
public function OrderedDictionary (
	capacity : int, 
	comparer : IEqualityComparer
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

capacity

The initial number of elements that the OrderedDictionary collection can contain.

comparer

The IComparer to use to determine whether two keys are equal.

-or-

a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) to use the default comparer, which is each key's implementation of Object.Equals.

The comparer determines whether two keys are equal. Every key in a OrderedDictionary collection must be unique. The default comparer is the key's implementation of Object.Equals.

The custom comparer enables such scenarios as doing lookups with case-insensitive strings.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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