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IEquatable.Equals Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Indicates whether the current object is equal to another object of the same type.

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

Function Equals ( _
	other As T _
) As Boolean
Dim instance As IEquatable(Of T)
Dim other As T
Dim returnValue As Boolean

returnValue = instance.Equals(other)
boolean Equals (
	T other
function Equals (
	other : T
) : boolean



An object to compare with this object.

Return Value

true if the current object is equal to the other parameter; otherwise, false.

When implementing the Equals method, define equality appropriately for the type specified by the generic type argument. For example, if the type argument is Int32, define equality appropriately for the comparison of two 32-bit signed integers.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0