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String.Equals Method (Object)

Determines whether this instance and a specified object, which must also be a String object, have the same value.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
abstract Equals : 
        obj:Object -> bool  
override Equals : 
        obj:Object -> bool

Parameters

obj
Type: System.Object

The string to compare to this instance.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if obj is a String and its value is the same as this instance; otherwise, false.

This method performs an ordinal (case-sensitive and culture-insensitive) comparison.

The following example demonstrates the Equals method.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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

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.

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