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The correct title of this article is () > () (block). The Scratch Wiki uses this different title because of technical restrictions.
() > ()
() > ()
Category Operators
Type Boolean

The () > () block is an Operators block and a Boolean block. The block reports true if the first value is more than the second value and false otherwise.

This block can compare both numbers and strings, which are ordered alphabetically. In Scratch 1.3 and previous versions, it only accepted numbers.

Example Uses

Some common uses for the () > () block are below:

if <(score 1) > (score 2)> then
    say [Player 1 wins!]
    say [Player 2 wins!]
if <(score) > (☁ high score)> then
    set [☁ high score v] to (score)


Main article: List of Block Workarounds

The block can be replicated with the following code:

<(b) < (a)>

See Also