vb.net function

I would like to create a function that can compare two strings but not a normal compare:

Str1 "one two three"
Str2 "two one three"

it would check that the words in the string are identical (not case sensitive) but just in the wrong order. in the example here the output could be true

It needs to be efficient, maybe regex can do this or maybe vb.net has something a method for this.

I am in visual studio app
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Fernando SotoConnect With a Mentor RetiredCommented:
Hi Peter;

The following code snippet should do what you are looking for.
Dim str1 = "One tWo thRee".ToLower().Split(" "c)
Dim str2 = "twO oNe tHree".ToLower().Split(" "c)

If str1.All(Function(w1) str2.Contains(w1)) AndAlso str1.Length = str2.Length Then
    Console.WriteLine("All words win w1 are in w2")
    Console.WriteLine("All words win w1 are NOT in w2")
End If

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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
would this google project be what you are looking for?
Ramkisan JagtapLead DeveloperCommented:
Better way could be create a string array and the compare the different values.
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
i dont want too resolve close matches which may happen with fuzzy stuff. only where the words are all the same but in a different order
PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
I found this on a thread but not sure if this will work as text and the logic is the wrong intersect

Function RevIntersect(arr1() As String, arr2() As String) As String()
    Dim sResult, aux As New List(Of String)()


    For Each elem As String In aux
        If (Not arr1.Contains(elem) OrElse Not Arr2.Contains(elem)) AndAlso _
        Not sResult.Contains(elem) Then  
        End If

    Return sResult.ToArray()
End Function

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Pallavi GodseSubject Matter ExpertCommented:
The .NET Framework provides several methods to compare the values of strings. So, it would be better to refer the link below -
PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
I am going to play around with this. one thing i used to do in access was use the immediate window and push values into a module function. Does VS offer up a similar thing.? Oh and thank you, ive been slow to respond today.
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