DataRowComparer(Of 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 Function Equals (
	leftRow As TRow,
	rightRow As TRow
) As Boolean

Parameters

leftRow
Type: TRow

The first DataRow object to compare.

rightRow
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.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

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 M:System.Data.DataRowComparer.Equals method is the value-based comparison implementation of the Equals method.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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