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AutomationElement.Equals Method (Object)

Determines whether the specified AutomationElement has the same value as this AutomationElement.

Namespace: System.Windows.Automation
Assembly: UIAutomationClient (in uiautomationclient.dll)

public override bool Equals (
	Object obj
public boolean Equals (
	Object obj
public override function Equals (
	obj : Object
) : boolean
Not applicable.



An AutomationElement to compare.

Return Value

true if the specified AutomationElement is equal to this AutomationElement;otherwise false.

Two elements that compare as equal may contain different cached information from different points in time. The equality check only tests that the AutomationElement objects refer to the same underlying user interface element; that is, that they have the same run-time identifier.

This method is equivalent to the equality operator, which also compare run-time identifiers.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0