ThenByDescending - Comparer

Query
public void Linq38()
{
string[] words = { "aPPLE", "AbAcUs", "bRaNcH", "BlUeBeRrY", "ClOvEr", "cHeRry" };

var sortedWords =
words.OrderBy(a => a.Length)
.ThenByDescending(a => a, new CaseInsensitiveComparer());

ObjectDumper.Write(sortedWords);
}
Lambda Expression
public void Linq38()
{
string[] words = { "aPPLE", "AbAcUs", "bRaNcH", "BlUeBeRrY", "ClOvEr", "cHeRry" };

var sortedWords = words.OrderBy(a => a.Length).ThenByDescending(a => a, new CaseInsensitiveComparer());

ObjectDumper.Write(sortedWords);
}
Utility Method
public class CaseInsensitiveComparer : IComparer
{
public int Compare(string x, string y)
{
return string.Compare(x, y, StringComparison.OrdinalIgnoreCase);
}
}
Output
aPPLE
ClOvEr
cHeRry
bRaNcH
AbAcUs
BlUeBeRrY
Related Tutorial
12. Reverse