equals (C# Reference)

 

Updated: July 20, 2015

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The equals contextual keyword is used in a join clause in a query expression to compare the elements of two sequences. For more information, see join clause.

The following example shows the use of the equals keyword in a join clause.

            var innerJoinQuery =
                from category in categories
                join prod in products on category.ID equals prod.CategoryID
                select new { ProductName = prod.Name, Category = category.Name };

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