Observable.Distinct(Of TSource, TKey) Method (IObservable(Of TSource), Func(Of TSource, TKey))

Returns an observable sequence that contains only distinct elements according to the keySelector.

Namespace:  System.Reactive.Linq
Assembly:  System.Reactive (in System.Reactive.dll)

<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function Distinct(Of TSource, TKey) ( _
	source As IObservable(Of TSource), _
	keySelector As Func(Of TSource, TKey) _
) As IObservable(Of TSource)
Dim source As IObservable(Of TSource)
Dim keySelector As Func(Of TSource, TKey)
Dim returnValue As IObservable(Of TSource)

returnValue = source.Distinct(keySelector)

Type Parameters


The type of source.


The type of key.


Type: System.IObservable(Of TSource)
An observable sequence to retain distinct elements for.
Type: System.Func(Of TSource, TKey)
A function to compute the comparison key for each element.

Return Value

Type: System.IObservable(Of TSource)
An observable sequence only containing the distinct elements, based on a computed key value from the source sequence.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IObservable(Of TSource). When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384936(v=vs.103).aspx or https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977(v=vs.103).aspx.