Equals Method
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CharacterRange.Equals Method (Object)


Gets a value indicating whether this object is equivalent to the specified object.

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

public override bool Equals(
	object obj


Type: System.Object

The object to compare to for equality.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true to indicate the specified object is an instance with the same First and Length value as this instance; otherwise, false.

You can also use Equality to test for equality.

The following example demonstrates how to use the Equals method. To run this example, paste it into a Windows Form. Handle the form’s Paint event and call the CharacterRangeEquality2 method from the Paint event-handling method, passing e as PaintEventArgs.

private void CharacterRangeEquality2()

    // Declare the string to draw.
    string message = "Strings or strings; that is the question.";

    // Compare the ranges for equality. The should not be equal.
    CharacterRange range1 =
        new CharacterRange(message.IndexOf("Strings"), "Strings".Length);
    CharacterRange range2 =
        new CharacterRange(message.IndexOf("strings"), "strings".Length);

    if (range1.Equals(range2))
        MessageBox.Show("The ranges are equal.");
        MessageBox.Show("The ranges are not equal.");


.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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