Byte.Equals Method (Byte)

Returns a value indicating whether this instance and a specified Byte object represent the same value.

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

Public Function Equals ( _
	obj As Byte _
) As Boolean


Type: System.Byte
A Byte object to compare to this instance.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if obj is equal to this instance; otherwise, false.


IEquatable(Of T).Equals(T)

This method implements the System.IEquatable(Of T) interface, and performs slightly better than Equals(Object) because it does not have to convert the obj parameter to an object.

The following code example determines whether the first Byte value is equal to the second Byte value, and whether the first Byte value is equal to the boxed version of the second Byte value.

' This code example demonstrates the System.Byte.Equals(Object) and
' System.Byte.Equals(Byte) methods.

Class Example
   Public Shared Sub Demo(ByVal outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock)
      Dim byteVal1 As Byte = &H7F
      Dim byteVal2 As Byte = 127
      Dim objectVal3 As Object = byteVal2
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format("byteVal1 = {0}, byteVal2 = {1}, objectVal3 = {2}" & vbCrLf, _
                        byteVal1, byteVal2, objectVal3) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format("byteVal1 equals byteVal2?: {0}", byteVal1.Equals(byteVal2)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format("byteVal1 equals objectVal3?: {0}", byteVal1.Equals(objectVal3)) & vbCrLf
   End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample

'This code example produces the following results:
'byteVal1 = 127, byteVal2 = 127, objectVal3 = 127
'byteVal1 equals byteVal2?: True
'byteVal1 equals objectVal3?: True


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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