Microsoft® Visual Basic® Scripting Edition
CompareMode Property
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Sets and returns the comparison mode for comparing string keys in a Dictionary object.
object.CompareMode[ = compare]

The CompareMode property has the following parts:

Part Description
object Required. Always the name of a Dictionary object.
compare Optional. If provided, compare is a value representing the comparison mode used by functions such as StrComp.

The compare argument has the following settings:

Constant Value Description
vbBinaryCompare 0 Perform a binary comparison.
vbTextCompare 1 Perform a textual comparison.

Values greater than 2 can be used to refer to comparisons using specific Locale IDs (LCID). An error occurs if you try to change the comparison mode of a Dictionary object that already contains data.

The CompareMode property uses the same values as the compare argument for the StrComp function.

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