.NET Framework Class Library
Int32Equals Method (Object)

Returns a value indicating whether this instance is equal to a specified object.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Syntax
Public Overrides Function Equals ( _
	obj As [%$TOPIC/de3wwa8z_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/de3wwa8z_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%]
public override [%$TOPIC/de3wwa8z_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] Equals(
	[%$TOPIC/de3wwa8z_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] obj
)
public:
virtual [%$TOPIC/de3wwa8z_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%] Equals(
	[%$TOPIC/de3wwa8z_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%]^ obj
) override
abstract Equals : 
        obj:[%$TOPIC/de3wwa8z_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] -> [%$TOPIC/de3wwa8z_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%]  
override Equals : 
        obj:[%$TOPIC/de3wwa8z_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_2%] -> [%$TOPIC/de3wwa8z_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_3%]

Parameters

obj
Type: SystemObject

An object to compare with this instance.

Return Value

Type: SystemBoolean
true if obj is an instance of Int32 and equals the value of this instance; otherwise, false.
Examples

The following example illustrates the use of Equals in the context of Int32, comparing two int values and returning true if they represent the same number, or false if they do not.

Dim myVariable1 As Int32 = 60
Dim myVariable2 As Int32 = 60

' Get and display the declaring type.
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "Type of 'myVariable1' is '{0}' and" +  _
         " value is :{1}", myVariable1.GetType().ToString(), myVariable1.ToString())
Console.WriteLine("Type of 'myVariable2' is '{0}' and" +  _
         " value is :{1}", myVariable2.GetType().ToString(), myVariable2.ToString())

' Compare 'myVariable1' instance with 'myVariable2' Object. 
If myVariable1.Equals(myVariable2) Then
   Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "Structures 'myVariable1' and " +  _
            "'myVariable2' are equal")
Else
   Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "Structures 'myVariable1' and " + _
         "'myVariable2' are not equal")
End If
Int32 myVariable1 = 60;
Int32 myVariable2 = 60;

// Get and display the declaring type.
Console.WriteLine("\nType of 'myVariable1' is '{0}' and"+
     " value is :{1}",myVariable1.GetType(), myVariable1); 
Console.WriteLine("Type of 'myVariable2' is '{0}' and"+
     " value is :{1}",myVariable2.GetType(), myVariable2);

// Compare 'myVariable1' instance with 'myVariable2' Object. 
if( myVariable1.Equals( myVariable2 ) )
   Console.WriteLine( "\nStructures 'myVariable1' and "+
         "'myVariable2' are equal");
else
   Console.WriteLine( "\nStructures 'myVariable1' and "+
         "'myVariable2' are not equal");
Int32 myVariable1 = 60;
Int32 myVariable2 = 60;

// Get and display the declaring type.
Console::WriteLine( "\nType of 'myVariable1' is '{0}' and  value is : {1}", myVariable1.GetType(), myVariable1 );
Console::WriteLine( "Type of 'myVariable2' is '{0}' and  value is : {1}", myVariable2.GetType(), myVariable2 );

// Compare 'myVariable1' instance with 'myVariable2' Object. 
if ( myVariable1.Equals( myVariable2 ) )
      Console::WriteLine( "\nStructures 'myVariable1' and 'myVariable2' are equal" );
else
      Console::WriteLine( "\nStructures 'myVariable1' and 'myVariable2' are not equal" );
Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1
Platforms

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.