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Point.Equality Operator

Compares two Point objects. The result specifies whether the values of the X and Y properties of the two Point objects are equal.

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

public static bool operator ==(
	Point left,
	Point right
)

Parameters

left
Type: System.Drawing.Point

A Point to compare.

right
Type: System.Drawing.Point

A Point to compare.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the X and Y values of left and right are equal; otherwise, false.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Equality operator and how to construct a Point from a Size or two integers. It also demonstrates how to use the X and Y properties. This example is designed to be used with Windows Forms. Paste the code into a form that contains a button named Button1, and associate the Button1_Click method with the button's Click event.

private void Button1_Click(System.Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{

    // Construct a new Point with integers.
    Point Point1 = new Point(100, 100);

    // Create a Graphics object.
    Graphics formGraphics = this.CreateGraphics();

    // Construct another Point, this time using a Size.
    Point Point2 = new Point(new Size(100, 100));

    // Call the equality operator to see if the points are equal,   
    // and if so print out their x and y values. 
    if (Point1 == Point2)
    {
        formGraphics.DrawString(String.Format("Point1.X: " +
            "{0},Point2.X: {1}, Point1.Y: {2}, Point2.Y {3}",
            new object[]{Point1.X, Point2.X, Point1.Y, Point2.Y}),
            this.Font, Brushes.Black, new PointF(10, 70));
    }

}

.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

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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