StructuralComparisons Class

StructuralComparisons Class

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

Provides objects for performing a structural comparison of two collection objects.


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

public static class StructuralComparisons

The StructuralComparisons type exposes the following members.

Public propertyStatic memberStructuralComparerGets a predefined object that performs a structural comparison of two objects.
Public propertyStatic memberStructuralEqualityComparerGets a predefined object that compares two objects for structural equality.

The StructuralComparisons class returns the following two predefined comparison objects:

The objects can be used to perform a structural comparison or a structural equality comparison of two collection objects, such as array or tuple objects. In structural comparison, two objects are compared based on their values. Objects can be ordered based on some criteria, and two objects are considered equal when they have equal values, not because they reference the same physical object

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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