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Aide Scilab >> Chaînes de caractères > strcmp

strcmp

compare character strings

Calling Sequence

res = strcmp(string_one,string_two,[,'i'])

Arguments

string_one

A character string or matrix of character strings

string_two

A character string or matrix of character strings

'i'

parameter to do stricmp (case independent), default value is 's'

res

matrix.

Description

res = strcmp(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'];
strcmp(TXT1,TXT2)
strcmp(TXT1,'scilab')
strcmp(TXT1,'SciLab')
strcmp(TXT1,TXT2,'i')

See Also

  • strcat — concatenate character strings
  • strcmpi — compare character strings (case independent)
<< strchr Chaînes de caractères strcmpi >>

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