STRCOMP
 
Syntax


STRCOMP( string1, string2 )

Description


This compares the two strings returning -1 if string1 would sort before string2.  Returning 0 if the two strings are equal, and 1 if string1 would sort after string2.

String1 and String2 may be constant or variable strings.

String functions may not be nested. 

Example

DIM text(10) as STRING
  
text = "BAT"
PRINT STRCOMP(text, text)          ' will display 0  
PRINT STRCOMP(text, "BAT")        ' will display 0 )  
PRINT STRCOMP(text, "BOOT")     ' will display -1 ) 

PRINT STRCOMP(text, "BAA")        ' will display 1 



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