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HtmlElement.op_Equality Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Compares two elements for equality.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public static bool operator == (
	HtmlElement left,
	HtmlElement right
J# does not support overloaded operators.
JScript supports the use of overloaded operators, but not the declaration of new ones.



The first HtmlElement.


The second HtmlElement.

Return Value

true if both parameters are a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), or if both elements have the same underlying COM interface; otherwise, false.

The equality operator tests the IUnknown pointers of the underlying COM objects wrapped by the supplied HtmlElement classes.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0