AreEqual Method (String, String, Boolean, CultureInfo)
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Assert.AreEqual Method (String, String, Boolean, CultureInfo)

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.

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
public static void AreEqual (
	String expected, 
	String actual, 
	boolean ignoreCase, 
	CultureInfo culture
public static function AreEqual (
	expected : String, 
	actual : String, 
	ignoreCase : boolean, 
	culture : CultureInfo



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


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


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


A CultureInfo object that supplies culture-specific comparison information.

Exception typeCondition


expected is not equal to actual.

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