OrderedDictionary Constructor (Int32, IEqualityComparer)

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

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

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
	capacity As Integer, _
	comparer As IEqualityComparer _
)

Parameters

capacity
Type: System.Int32

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

comparer
Type: System.Collections.IEqualityComparer

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

-or-

Nothing 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.

.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
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