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Implementing the .NET IComparer interface to get a more natural sort order

, 4 Jul 2008
The IComparer available in .NET lets you sort numbers or strings. This little class available in both C# and VB shows how to implement an IComparer which will work with mixed characters and numbers.
naturalcomparer.zip
NaturalComparer
NaturalComparerCSharp
bin
Debug
NaturalComparer.exe
NaturalComparer.vshost.exe
Properties
Settings.settings
Resources
Sort.ico
NaturalComparerVB
bin
Debug
NaturalComparer.exe
mssccprj.scc
My Project
Application.myapp
Settings.settings
vssver2.scc
Resources
Sort.ico
vssver2.scc

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Pascal Ganaye
Software Developer (Senior)
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I am a French programmer.
These days I spend most of my time with the .NET framework, JavaScript and html.

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