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DateTime.Equals Method (DateTime, DateTime)

Returns a value indicating whether two DateTime instances have the same date and time value.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function Equals ( _
	t1 As DateTime, _
	t2 As DateTime _
) As Boolean

Parameters

t1
Type: System.DateTime

The first object to compare.

t2
Type: System.DateTime

The second object to compare.

Return Value

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

t1 and t2 are equal if their Ticks property values are equal. Their Kind property values are not considered in the test for equality.

The following example demonstrates the Equals method.

Dim today1 As New System.DateTime(System.DateTime.Today.Ticks)
Dim today2 As New System.DateTime(System.DateTime.Today.Ticks)
Dim tomorrow As New System.DateTime( _
                        System.DateTime.Today.AddDays(1).Ticks)

' todayEqualsToday gets true. 
Dim todayEqualsToday As Boolean = System.DateTime.Equals(today1, today2)

' todayEqualsTomorrow gets false. 
Dim todayEqualsTomorrow As Boolean = System.DateTime.Equals(today1, tomorrow)

.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

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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