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

Verifies that two specified strings are equal, ignoring case or not as specified. 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 (
	string expected,
	string actual,
	bool ignoreCase,
	string message
)
public static void AreEqual (
	String expected, 
	String actual, 
	boolean ignoreCase, 
	String message
)
public static function AreEqual (
	expected : String, 
	actual : String, 
	ignoreCase : boolean, 
	message : String
)

Parameters

expected

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

actual

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

ignoreCase

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

message

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

Exception typeCondition

AssertFailedException

expected is not equal to actual.

The invariant culture is used for the comparison.

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