SequenceEqual(TSource) Method (IQueryable(TSource), IEnumerable(TSource))

Queryable::SequenceEqual<TSource> Method (IQueryable<TSource>^, IEnumerable<TSource>^)


Determines whether two sequences are equal by using the default equality comparer to compare elements.

Namespace:   System.Linq
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

generic<typename TSource>
static bool SequenceEqual(
	IQueryable<TSource>^ source1,
	IEnumerable<TSource>^ source2


Type: System.Linq::IQueryable<TSource>^

An IQueryable<T> whose elements to compare to those of source2.

Type: System.Collections.Generic::IEnumerable<TSource>^

An IEnumerable<T> whose elements to compare to those of the first sequence.

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean

true if the two source sequences are of equal length and their corresponding elements compare equal; otherwise, false.

Type Parameters


The type of the elements of the input sequences.

Exception Condition

source1 or source2 is null.

The SequenceEqual<TSource>(IQueryable<TSource>^, IEnumerable<TSource>^) method generates a MethodCallExpression that represents calling SequenceEqual<TSource>(IQueryable<TSource>^, IEnumerable<TSource>^) itself as a constructed generic method. It then passes the MethodCallExpression to the Execute<TResult>(Expression^) method of the IQueryProvider represented by the Provider property of the source1 parameter.

The query behavior that occurs as a result of executing an expression tree that represents calling SequenceEqual<TSource>(IQueryable<TSource>^, IEnumerable<TSource>^) depends on the implementation of the type of the source1 parameter. The expected behavior is that it determines if the two source sequences are equal.

The following code example demonstrates how to use SequenceEqual<TSource>(IQueryable<TSource>^, IEnumerable<TSource>^) to determine whether two sequences are equal. In this example the sequences are equal.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

The following code example compares two sequences that are not equal.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.1
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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