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How to: Sort An Array in Visual Basic

This example declares an array of String objects named zooAnimals, populates it, and then sorts it alphabetically.

Private Sub sortAnimals()
    Dim zooAnimals(2) As String
    zooAnimals(0) = "lion"
    zooAnimals(1) = "turtle"
    zooAnimals(2) = "ostrich"
    Array.Sort(zooAnimals)
End Sub

This example requires:

  • Access to Mscorlib.dll and the System namespace.

The following conditions may cause an exception:

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