EqualityComparer.Default Property

Returns a default equality comparer for the type specified by the generic argument.

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

public static EqualityComparer<T> Default { get; }
/** @property */
public static EqualityComparer<T> get_Default ()

public static function get Default () : EqualityComparer<T>

Not applicable.

Property Value

The default instance of the EqualityComparer class for type T.

The Default property checks whether type T implements the System.IEquatable generic interface and if so returns an EqualityComparer that uses that implementation. Otherwise it returns an EqualityComparer that uses the overrides of Object.Equals and Object.GetHashCode provided by T.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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