String Comparisons
 
Syntax


string1 compare_op string2  

string1    =   string-variable | byref_string_pointer | string_constant 
compare_op   =     >  |  >=  |  =  |  <>  |   =<  |   <
string2    =   string1_types | string_functions

Description


This compares the two strings returning -1 if string1 satisfies the  comparison_op with string2.  Returning 0 if the comparison_op is not true.

String1 and String2 may be constant or variable strings.   String2 may also be a FUNCTION of type STRING.

Example

DIM text(10) as STRING
  
text = "BAT"
PRINT text > "BBB"          ' will display 0  
PRINT "BBB" <= text        ' will display 0 
PRINT text < "BOOT"        ' will display 1 

PRINT text > "BAA"          ' will display 1 


   

Differences from other BASICs

See also