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DataRowComparer<TRow>.Equals Method (TRow, TRow)

Compares two DataRow objects by using a column-by-column, value-based comparison.

Namespace:  System.Data
Assembly:  System.Data.DataSetExtensions (in System.Data.DataSetExtensions.dll)

public bool Equals(
	TRow leftRow,
	TRow rightRow


Type: TRow

The first DataRow object to compare.

Type: TRow

The second DataRow object to compare.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the two DataRow objects have ordered sets of column values that are equal; otherwise, false.


IEqualityComparer<T>.Equals(T, T)


One or both of the source DataRow objects are null.

The schema of the two DataRow objects is not checked. If both DataRow objects have exactly the same ordered set of column values, they are considered equal.

Only the current values of the DataRow objects are checked. The state of the DataRow objects is not checked.

The Equals method is the value-based comparison implementation of the Equals method.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5