= (Equals)

= (Equals) (Entity SQL)


Compares the equality of two expressions.

expression = expression
expression == expression


Any valid expression. Both expressions must have implicitly convertible data types.

true if the left expression is equal to the right expression; otherwise, false.

The == operator is equivalent to =.


The following Entity SQL query uses = comparison operator to compare the equality of two expressions. The query is based on the AdventureWorks Sales Model. To compile and run this query, follow these steps:

  1. Follow the procedure in How to: Execute a Query that Returns StructuralType Results.

  2. Pass the following query as an argument to the ExecuteStructuralTypeQuery method:

SELECT VALUE product FROM AdventureWorksEntities.Products 
    AS product where product.ListPrice = @price
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