Download Compare.zip to compare two strings with either ASCII sort, string sort, or word sort.
When you type compare /?, you receive:
Version 0.7, Copyright (C)2002, Frank P. Westlake. Performs string comparisons. COMPARE \[SortType\] "String 1" \[ComparisonType\] "String 2" SortType ComparisonType /ASCII /LSS /STRING (default) /LEQ /WORD /EQU /GEQ /GTR SWITCHES /e The string following is an environment variable name whose contents is to be compared. /i Comparison is NOT case sensitive. When used with the ASCII SortType the result will not be a true ASCII sort. /q Quiet. Does not print test results but ERRORLEVEL is still set. If ComparisonType is NOT specified then ERRORLEVEL will be set as follows: 1=String 1 is LESS THAN String 2 2=String 1 is EQUAL TO String 2 3=String 1 is GREATER THAN String 2 If ComparisonType IS specified then the ERRORLEVEL will be set as follows: 0=TRUE 1=FALSE Any ERRORLEVEL greater than 15 indicates an error (4-15 are reserved). EXAMPLES: COMPARE dogs /gtr "cats meow" COMPARE /i /e PATH /equ C:DOS