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Int32::Equals Method (Int32)

Returns a value indicating whether this instance is equal to a specified Int32 value.

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

public:
virtual bool Equals(
	int obj
) sealed

Parameters

obj
Type: System::Int32

An Int32 value to compare to this instance.

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean
true if obj has the same value as this instance; otherwise, false.

Implements

IEquatable<T>::Equals(T)

This method implements the System::IEquatable<T> interface, and performs slightly better than Int32::Equals(Object) because it does not have to convert the obj parameter to an object.

Notes to Callers

Compiler overload resolution may account for an apparent difference in the behavior of the two Equals method overloads. If an implicit conversion between the obj argument and an Int32 is defined and the argument is not typed as an Object, compilers perform an implicit conversion and call the Equals(Int32) method. Otherwise, they call the Equals(Object) method, which always returns false if its obj argument is not an Int32 value. The following example illustrates the difference in behavior between the two method overloads. In the case of the Byte, Int16, SByte, and UInt16 values, the first comparison returns true because the compiler automatically performs a widening conversion and calls the Equals(Int32) method, whereas the second comparison returns false because the compiler calls the Equals(Object) method.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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