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FontFamily.Equals Method

Indicates whether the specified object is a FontFamily and is identical to this FontFamily.

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

'Declaration
Public Overrides Function Equals ( _
	obj As Object _
) As Boolean

Parameters

obj
Type: System.Object

The object to test.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if obj is a FontFamily and is identical to this FontFamily; otherwise, false.

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgs e, which is a parameter of the Paint event handler. The code performs the following actions:

  • Creates two Font objects.

  • Tests whether they are equivalent.

  • Displays the result of the test in a message box.

Public Sub Equals_Example(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs)

    ' Create two FontFamily objects. 
    Dim firstFontFamily As New FontFamily("Arial")
    Dim secondFontFamily As New FontFamily("Times New Roman")

    ' Check to see if the two font families are equivalent. 
    Dim equalFonts As Boolean = _
    firstFontFamily.Equals(secondFontFamily)

    ' Display the result of the test in a message box.
    MessageBox.Show(equalFonts.ToString())
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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