FontFamily.Equals Method (Object)


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Indicates whether the specified object is a FontFamily and is identical to this FontFamily.

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

Public Overrides Function Equals (
	obj As Object
) As Boolean


Type: System.Object

The object to test.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if obj is a FontFamily and is identical to this FontFamily; otherwise, false.

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgse, which is a parameter of the Paint event handler. The code performs the following actions:

  • Creates two Font objects.

  • Tests whether they are equivalent.

  • Displays the result of the test in a message box.

Public Sub Equals_Example(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs)

    ' Create two FontFamily objects.
    Dim firstFontFamily As New FontFamily("Arial")
    Dim secondFontFamily As New FontFamily("Times New Roman")

    ' Check to see if the two font families are equivalent.
    Dim equalFonts As Boolean = _

    ' Display the result of the test in a message box.
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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