LikeOperator Class

This class provides helpers that the Visual Basic compiler uses to do the work for the Like operator. It is not meant to be called directly from your code.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.LikeOperator

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public NotInheritable Class LikeOperator
public sealed class LikeOperator

The LikeOperator type exposes the following members.

Methods

  Name Description
Public method Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodStatic member LikeObject Performs binary or text string comparison given two objects. This helper method is not meant to be called directly from your code.
Public methodStatic member LikeString Performs binary or text string comparison given two strings. This helper method is not meant to be called directly from your code.
Protected method MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

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Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.