VBScript StrComp Function

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StrComp :

The StrComp Function returns an integer value after comparing the two given strings. It can return any of the three values -1, 0 or 1 based on the input strings to be compared.

  • If String 1 < String 2 then StrComp returns -1

  • If String 1 = String 2 then StrComp returns 0

  • If String 1 > String 2 then StrComp returns 1

Syntax :

StrComp(string1,string2[,compare]) 

Description :

  • String1, a Required Parameter. The first String expression.

  • String2, a Required Parameter. The second String expression.

  • Compare, an Optional Parameter. Specifies the String Comparison to be used. It can take the below-mentioned values:

    • 0 = vbBinaryCompare - Performs Binary Comparison(Default)

    • 1 = vbTextCompare - Performs Text Comparison

Example :

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>
<script language="vbscript" type="text/vbscript">

document.write("Line 1 :" & StrComp("Microsoft","Microsoft") & "<br />")
document.write("Line 2 :" &StrComp("Microsoft","MICROSOFT") & "<br />")
document.write("Line 3 :" &StrComp("Microsoft","MiCrOsOfT") & "<br />")
document.write("Line 4 :" &StrComp("Microsoft","MiCrOsOfT",1) & "<br />")
document.write("Line 5 :" &StrComp("Microsoft","MiCrOsOfT",0) & "<br />")

</script>
</body>
</html>

When you save it as .html and execute it in Internet Explorer, then the above script will produce the following result:

Line 1 :0
Line 2 :1
Line 3 :1
Line 4 :0
Line 5 :1 


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