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Tuple<T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, TRest>.Equals Method

Returns a value that indicates whether the current Tuple<T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, TRest> object is equal to a specified object.

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

public override bool Equals(
	Object obj
)

Parameters

obj
Type: System.Object
The object to compare with this instance.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the current instance is equal to the specified object; otherwise, false.

The obj parameter is considered to be equal to the current instance if it meets all the following conditions:

  • It is a Tuple<T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, TRest> object.

  • It has the same total number of components that are of the same types as the current instance.

  • Its components (including its nested components) have the same values as those of the current instance.

The following example defines five Tuple<T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, TRest> objects that contain prime numbers. It then compares the first object with each of the remaining objects. As the output shows, only the first and the last Tuple<T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, TRest> objects are equal, because they have an identical number of components with identical values.


using System;

public class Class1
{
   public static void Main()
   {
      // Create five 8-tuple objects containing prime numbers.
      var prime1 = new Tuple<Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, 
                           Tuple<Int32>> (2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 
                           new Tuple<Int32>(19));
      var prime2 = new Tuple<Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, 
                           Tuple<Int32>> (23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47, 
                           new Tuple<Int32>(55));
      var prime3 = new Tuple<Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, 
                           Tuple<Int32>> (3, 2, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 
                           new Tuple<Int32>(19)); 
      var prime4 = new Tuple<Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, 
                           Tuple<Int32, Int32>> (2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 
                           new Tuple<Int32, Int32>(19, 23));
      var prime5 = new Tuple<Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, 
                           Tuple<Int32>> (2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 
                           new Tuple<Int32>(19));
      Console.WriteLine("{0} = {1} : {2}", prime1, prime2, prime1.Equals(prime2));
      Console.WriteLine("{0} = {1} : {2}", prime1, prime3, prime1.Equals(prime3));
      Console.WriteLine("{0} = {1} : {2}", prime1, prime4, prime1.Equals(prime4));
      Console.WriteLine("{0} = {1} : {2}", prime1, prime5, prime1.Equals(prime5));
   }
}
// The example displays the following output:
//    (2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19) = (23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47, 55) : False
//    (2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19) = (3, 2, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19) : False
//    (2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19) = (2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23) : False
//    (2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19) = (2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19) : True


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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