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Assert.AreEqual Method (String, String, Boolean, CultureInfo, String, Object[])

 

Verifies that two specified strings are equal, ignoring case or not as specified, and using the culture info specified. The assertion fails if they are not equal. Displays a message if the assertion fails, and applies the specified formatting to it.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UnitTesting
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.UnitTestFramework (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.UnitTestFramework.dll)

public static void AreEqual(
	string expected,
	string actual,
	bool ignoreCase,
	CultureInfo culture,
	string message,
	params object[] parameters
)

Parameters

expected
Type: System.String

The first string to compare. This is the string the unit test expects.

actual
Type: System.String

The second string to compare. This is the string the unit test produced.

ignoreCase
Type: System.Boolean

A Boolean value that indicates a case-sensitive or insensitive comparison. true indicates a case-insensitive comparison.

culture
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

A CultureInfo object that supplies culture-specific comparison information.

message
Type: System.String

A message to display if the assertion fails. This message can be seen in the unit test results.

parameters
Type: System.Object[]

An array of parameters to use when formatting message.

Exception Condition
AssertFailedException

expected is not equal to actual.

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