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Char.Equals Method (Object)

Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object.

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

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

Parameters

obj
Type: System.Object

An object to compare with this instance or Nothing.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if obj is an instance of Char and equals the value of this instance; otherwise, false.

The comparison performed by this method is based on the encoded values of this instance and obj, not necessarily their lexicographical characteristics.

The following code example demonstrates Equals.

imports System

Module EqualsSample

    Sub Main()

        Dim chA As Char
        chA = "A"c
        Dim chB As Char
        chB = "B"c

        Console.WriteLine(chA.Equals("A"c))     ' Output: "True"
        Console.WriteLine("b"c.Equals(chB))     ' Output: "False" 

    End Sub 

End Module

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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