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Assert.AreEqual Method (String, String, Boolean, String, Object[])

Verifies that two specified strings are equal, ignoring case or not as specified. The assertion fails if they are not equal. Displays a message if the assertion fails, and applies the specified formatting to it.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UnitTesting
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.UnitTestFramework (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.UnitTestFramework.dll)

public static void AreEqual(
	string expected,
	string actual,
	bool ignoreCase,
	string message,
	params Object[] parameters
)

Parameters

expected
Type: String

The first string to compare. This is the string the unit test expects.

actual
Type: String

The second string to compare. This is the string the unit test produced.

ignoreCase
Type: Boolean

A Boolean value that indicates a case-sensitive or insensitive comparison. true indicates a case-insensitive comparison.

message
Type: String

A message to display if the assertion fails. This message can be seen in the unit test results.

parameters
Type: Object[]

An array of parameters to use when formatting message.

ExceptionCondition
AssertFailedException

expected is not equal to actual.

The invariant culture is used for the comparison.

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