StrCmpNIA function

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two strings to determine if they are the same. The comparison is not case-sensitive. The StrNCmpI macro differs from this function in name only.

Syntax

int StrCmpNIA(
  PCSTR psz1,
  PCSTR psz2,
  int   nChar
);

Parameters

psz1

Type: PCTSTR

A pointer to the first null-terminated string to be compared.

psz2

Type: PCTSTR

A pointer to the second null-terminated string to be compared.

nChar

Type: int

The number of characters from the beginning of each string to be compared.

Return Value

Type: int

Returns zero if the strings are identical. Returns a positive value if the first nChar characters of the string pointed to by psz1 are greater than those from the string pointed to by psz2. It returns a negative value if the first nChar characters of the string pointed to by psz1 are less than those from the string pointed to by psz2.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header shlwapi.h
Library Shlwapi.lib
DLL Shlwapi.dll (version 4.71 or later)