StrComp Function [Runtime]

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Compares two strings and returns an integer value that represents the result of the comparison.


StrComp (Text1 As String, Text2 As String[, Compare])

Return value:



Text1: Any string expression

Text2: Any string expression

Compare: This optional parameter sets the comparison method. If Compare = 1, the string comparison is case-sensitive. If Compare = 0, no distinction is made between uppercase and lowercase letters.

Return value

  • If Text1 < Text2 the function returns -1
  • If Text1 = Text2 the function returns 0
  • If Text1 > Text2 the function returns 1

Error Codes

5 Invalid procedure call


Sub ExampleStrComp
Dim iVar As Single
Dim sVar As String
    iVar = 123.123
    sVar = Str$(iVar)
    MsgBox strcomp(sVar , Str$(iVar),1)
End Sub