Compare(T) Method
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Nullable.Compare<T> Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Compares the relative values of two Nullable<T> objects.

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

public static int Compare<T>(
	Nullable<T> n1,
	Nullable<T> n2
)
where T : struct, new()

Type Parameters

T

The underlying value type of the n1 and n2 parameters.

Parameters

n1
Type: System.Nullable<T>
A Nullable<T> object.
n2
Type: System.Nullable<T>
A Nullable<T> object.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
An integer that indicates the relative values of the n1 and n2 parameters.

Return Value

Description

Less than zero

The HasValue property for n1 is false, and the HasValue property for n2 is true.

-or-

The HasValue properties for n1 and n2 are true, and the value of the Value property for n1 is less than the value of the Value property for n2.

Zero

The HasValue properties for n1 and n2 are false.

-or-

The HasValue properties for n1 and n2 are true, and the value of the Value property for n1 is equal to the value of the Value property for n2.

Greater than zero

The HasValue property for n1 is true, and the HasValue property for n2 is false.

-or-

The HasValue properties for n1 and n2 are true, and the value of the Value property for n1 is greater than the value of the Value property for n2.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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