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ASP CompareMode Property

  • Last Updated : 22 Mar, 2021

The ASP CompareMode Property is used to return and set the data comparison mode which compares the keys in a Dictionary Object. The data comparison mode can have the following value.

  • vbBinaryCompare (0): This specifies that binary comparison will be used for the data.
  • vbTextCompare (1): This specifies that textual comparison will be used for the data.
  • vbDatabaseCompare (2): This specifies that database comparison will be used for the data.

Syntax:

DictionaryObject.CompareMode[=compare]

Parameter: This property has a single parameter as mentioned above and described below:

  • compare: It is used to specify the comparison mode in the Dictionary Object. It is an optional parameter.

The below example demonstrates the ASP Dictionary.CompareMode Property.

Example:

ASP




<%
dim dic
  
'Create a dictionary object
set dic=Server.CreateObject("Scripting.Dictionary")
  
'Set the comparison mode to be used
dic.CompareMode=1
  
'Add some key-value pairs to the dictionary
dic.Add "s","sudo"
dic.Add "c","competitive"
  
'Trying to add a new key that does not exists
dic.Add "p","placements"
  
Response.Write("The 'p' key-value was successfully added!")
  
'Trying to add a new key that already exists
'This will fail as the already exists!
dic.Add "c","code"
  
Response.Write("The 'c' key-value was successfully added!")
%>

Output:

The 'p' key-value was successfully added!
An error occurred on the server when processing the URL.
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