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Defined in header <locale>
template< class CharT >
class collate_byname : public std::collate<CharT>;

std::collate_byname is a std::collate facet which encapsulates locale-specific collation (comparison) and hashing of strings. Just like std::collate, it can be imbued in std::regex and applied, by means of std::locale::operator(), directly to all standard algorithms that expect a string comparison predicate.

Two specializations are provided by the standard library

Defined in header <locale>
std::collate_byname<char> locale-specific collation of multibyte strings
std::collate_byname<wchar_t> locale-specific collation of wide strings

Contents

[edit] Member functions

(constructor)
constructs a new collate_byname facet
(public member function) [edit]
(destructor)
destroys a collate_byname facet
(protected member function) [edit]

std::collate_byname::collate_byname

explicit collate_byname( const char* name, std::size_t refs = 0 );
explicit collate_byname( const std::string& name, std::size_t refs = 0 );
(since C++11)

Constructs a new std::collate_byname facet for a locale with name.

refs is used for resource management: if refs == 0, the implementation destroys the facet, when the last std::locale object holding it is destroyed. Otherwise, the object is not destroyed.

Parameters

name - the name of the locale
refs - the number of references that link to the facet

std::collate_byname::~collate_byname

protected:
~collate_byname();

Destroys the facet.

Inherited from std::collate

Member types

Member type Definition
char_type charT
string_type std::basic_string<charT>

Member functions

invokes do_compare
(public member function of std::collate) [edit]
invokes do_transform
(public member function of std::collate) [edit]
invokes do_hash
(public member function of std::collate) [edit]

Protected member functions

[virtual]
compares two strings using this facet's collation rules
(virtual protected member function of std::collate) [edit]
[virtual]
transforms a string so that collation can be replaced by comparison
(virtual protected member function of std::collate) [edit]
[virtual]
generates an integer hash value using this facet's collation rules
(virtual protected member function of std::collate) [edit]

[edit] Notes

Collation order is the dictionary order: the position of the letter in the national alphabet (its equivalence class) has higher priority than its case or variant. Within an equivalence class, lowercase characters collate before their uppercase equivalents and locale-specific order may apply to the characters with diacritics. In some locales, groups of characters compare as single collation units. For example, "ch" in Czech follows "h" and precedes "i", and "dzs" in Hungarian follows "dz" and precedes "g".

[edit] Example

[edit] See also

defines lexicographical comparison and hashing of strings
(class template) [edit]
compares two strings in accordance to the current locale
(function) [edit]
compares two wide strings in accordance to the current locale
(function) [edit]
lexicographically compares two strings using this locale's collate facet
(public member function of std::locale) [edit]