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Assert.AreNotEqual Method (String, String, Boolean, String, Object())


Verifies that two specified strings are not equal, ignoring case or not as specified. The assertion fails if they are 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 Shared Sub AreNotEqual (
	notExpected As String,
	actual As String,
	ignoreCase As Boolean,
	message As String,
	ParamArray parameters As Object()


Type: System.String

The first string to compare. This is the string the unit test expects not to match actual.

Type: System.String

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

Type: System.Boolean

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

Type: System.String

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

Type: System.Object()

An array of parameters to use when formatting message.

Exception Condition

notExpected is equal to actual.

The invariant culture is used for the comparison.

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