AutomationElement.Equals Method (Object)


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

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

Public Overrides Function Equals (
	obj As Object
) As Boolean


Type: System.Object

An AutomationElement to compare.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

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.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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