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Scilab manual >> Strings > strcmpi

strcmpi

compare character strings (case independent)

Calling Sequence

res = strcmpi(string_one,string_two)

Arguments

string_one

A character string or matrix of character strings

string_two

A character string or matrix of character strings

res

matrix.

Description

res = strcmpi(string_one,string_two) returns an integral value indicating the relationship between the strings.

A value greater than zero indicates that the first character that does not match has a greater value in string_one than in string_two

And a value less than zero indicates the opposite.

Examples

TXT1 = ['scilab','SciLab';'Strcmp','STRcmp'];
TXT2 = ['ScIlAb','sciLab';'sTrCmP','StrCMP'];
strcmpi(TXT1,TXT2)
strcmpi(TXT1,'scilab')

See Also

<< strcmp Strings strcspn >>

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