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UniqueConstraint.Equals Method

Compares this constraint to a second to determine if both are identical.

Namespace:  System.Data
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

public override bool Equals(
	Object key2
)

Parameters

key2
Type: System.Object
The object to which this UniqueConstraint is compared.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true, if the contraints are equal; otherwise, false.

Two constraints are equal if they constrain the same columns.

The following example compares two UiqueConstraint objects.


Private Sub CompareConstraints()
    Dim constraintCustomerOrders As UniqueConstraint
    Dim constraintOrderDetails As UniqueConstraint
    Dim relationCustomerOrders As DataRelation
    Dim relationOrderDetails As DataRelation

    ' Get a DataRelation from a DataSet.
    relationCustomerOrders = DataSet1.Relations("CustomerOrders")

    '  Get a constraint.
    constraintCustomerOrders = relationCustomerOrders.ParentKeyConstraint

    ' Get a second relation and constraint.
    relationOrderDetails = DataSet1.Relations("OrderDetails")
    constraintOrderDetails = relationOrderDetails.ParentKeyConstraint

    ' Compare the two.
    Console.WriteLine( _
        constraintCustomerOrders.Equals(constraintOrderDetails).ToString())
 End Sub


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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