IEquatable.Equals Method

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
Not applicable.



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 Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0