Sets and returns the comparison mode for comparing string keys in a Dictionary object.
object.CompareMode [ = compare ]
The CompareMode property has the following parts:
|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 can have the following values:
|vbUseCompareOption||-1||Performs a comparison by using the setting of the Option Compare statement.|
|vbBinaryCompare||0||Performs a binary comparison.|
|vbTextCompare||1||Performs a textual comparison.|
|vbDatabaseCompare||2||Microsoft Access only. Performs a comparison based on information in your database.|
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. Values greater than 2 can be used to refer to comparisons by using specific Locale IDs (LCID).
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