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AreEqual(T) Method (T, T, String)

Assert.AreEqual<T> Method (T, T, String)

Verifies that two specified generic type data are equal by using the equality operator. The assertion fails if they are not equal. Displays a message if the assertion fails.

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

public static void AreEqual<T>(
	T expected,
	T actual,
	string message
)

Type Parameters

T

Parameters

expected
Type: T

The first generic type data to compare. This is the generic type data the unit test expects.

actual
Type: T

The second generic type data to compare. This is the generic type data the unit test produced.

message
Type: System.String

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

ExceptionCondition
AssertFailedException

expected is not equal to actual.

Different numeric types are treated as equal if the logical values are equal. For example, 42L is equal to 42.

T represents the type of values to compare.

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