EqualityComparer<T>.IEqualityComparer.Equals Method (Object, Object)

 

Determines whether the specified objects are equal.

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

bool IEqualityComparer.Equals(
	object x,
	object y
)

Parameters

x
Type: System.Object

The first object to compare.

y
Type: System.Object

The second object to compare.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the specified objects are equal; otherwise, false.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

x or y is of a type that cannot be cast to type T.

This method is a wrapper for the Equals(T, T) method, so obj must be cast to the type specified by the generic argument T of the current instance. If it cannot be cast to T, an ArgumentException is thrown.

Comparing null is allowed and does not generate an exception.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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