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MySQL STRCMP() Function

❮ MySQL Functions

Example

Compare two strings:

SELECT STRCMP("SQL Tutorial", "SQL Tutorial");
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Definition and Usage

The STRCMP() function compares two strings.

Syntax

STRCMP(string1, string2)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
string1, string2 Required. The two strings to be compared

Return Values

  • If string1 = string2, this function returns 0
  • If string1 < string2, this function returns -1
  • If string1 > string2, this function returns 1

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

More Examples

Example

Compare two strings:

SELECT STRCMP("SQL Tutorial", "HTML Tutorial");
Try it Yourself »

❮ MySQL Functions