Equality Operator
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DateTime.Equality Operator

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Determines whether two specified instances of DateTime are equal.

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

Public Shared Operator = ( _
	d1 As DateTime, _
	d2 As DateTime _
) As Boolean


Type: System.DateTime
The first object to compare.
Type: System.DateTime
The second object to compare.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if d1 and d2 represent the same date and time; otherwise, false.

The following example demonstrates the equality operator.

Dim april19 As New DateTime(2001, 4, 19)
Dim otherDate As New DateTime(1991, 6, 5)

Dim areEqual As Boolean
' areEqual gets false.
areEqual = System.DateTime.op_Equality(april19, otherDate)

otherDate = New DateTime(2001, 4, 19)
' areEqual gets true.
areEqual = System.DateTime.op_Equality(april19, otherDate)

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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