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CollectionAlgorithmsBinarySearchTListItem, TMatchItem Method (IListTListItem, TMatchItem, CollectionAlgorithmsComparisonOfDifferentTypesTListItem, TMatchItem, Int32, Int32)

Uses a binary search algorithm to locate a specific element in the sorted IListT. The element to search for can be a different type from the items in the collection.

Namespace:  AGI.Foundation.Infrastructure
Assembly:  AGI.Foundation.Core (in AGI.Foundation.Core.dll) Version: 19.1.398.0 (19.1.398.0)
Syntax
public static int BinarySearch<TListItem, TMatchItem>(
	IList<TListItem> collection,
	TMatchItem item,
	CollectionAlgorithmsComparisonOfDifferentTypes<TListItem, TMatchItem> comparer,
	int startIndex,
	int length
)

Parameters

collection
Type: System.Collections.GenericIListTListItem
The collection to search.
item
Type: TMatchItem
The item to find.
comparer
Type: AGI.Foundation.InfrastructureCollectionAlgorithmsComparisonOfDifferentTypesTListItem, TMatchItem
The comparison to use to compare items in the collection to the item to search for.
startIndex
Type: SystemInt32
The index of the first item to consider in the search.
length
Type: SystemInt32
The number of items to consider in the search, starting with startIndex.

Type Parameters

TListItem
The type of item in the collection.
TMatchItem
The type of item to search for.

Return Value

Type: Int32
The zero-based index of item in the sorted IList, if item is found; otherwise, a negative number that is the bitwise complement of the index of the next element that is larger than item or, if there is no larger element, the bitwise complement of Count.
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