Byte.Equals Method (Object)


Returns a value indicating whether this instance is equal to a specified object.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Public Overrides Function Equals (
	obj As Object
) As Boolean


Type: System.Object

An object to compare with this instance, or null.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if obj is an instance of Byte and equals the value of this instance; otherwise, false.

The following code example determines whether the first Byte value is equal to the second Byte value, and whether the first Byte value is equal to the boxed version of the second Byte value.

' This code example demonstrates the System.Byte.Equals(Object) and
' System.Byte.Equals(Byte) methods.

Imports System

Class Sample
    Public Shared Sub Main() 
        Dim byteVal1 As Byte = &H7F
        Dim byteVal2 As Byte = 127
        Dim objectVal3 As Object = byteVal2
        Console.WriteLine("byteVal1 = {0}, byteVal2 = {1}, objectVal3 = {2}" & vbCrLf, _
                          byteVal1, byteVal2, objectVal3)
        Console.WriteLine("byteVal1 equals byteVal2?: {0}", byteVal1.Equals(byteVal2))
        Console.WriteLine("byteVal1 equals objectVal3?: {0}", byteVal1.Equals(objectVal3))
    End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample

'This code example produces the following results:
'byteVal1 = 127, byteVal2 = 127, objectVal3 = 127
'byteVal1 equals byteVal2?: True
'byteVal1 equals objectVal3?: True

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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