Microsoft® Visual Basic® Scripting Edition
StrComp Function
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Returns a value indicating the result of a string comparison.
StrComp(string1, string2[, compare])

The StrComp function syntax has these arguments:

Part Description
string1 Required. Any valid string expression.
string2 Required. Any valid string expression.
compare Optional. Numeric value indicating the kind of comparison to use when evaluating strings. If omitted, a binary comparison is performed. See Settings section for values.

The compare argument can have the following values:

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

Return Values
The StrComp function has the following return values:

If StrComp returns
string1 is less than string2 -1
string1 is equal to string2  0
string1 is greater than string2  1
string1 or string2 is Null Null

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