Assert.AreEqual Method (String, String, Boolean, CultureInfo)

Verifies that two specified strings are equal, ignoring case or not as specified, and using the culture info specified. The assertion fails if they are not equal.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UnitTesting
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.UnitTestFramework (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.UnitTestFramework.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Shared Sub AreEqual ( _
    expected As String, _
    actual As String, _
    ignoreCase As Boolean, _
    culture As CultureInfo _
)
public static void AreEqual(
    string expected,
    string actual,
    bool ignoreCase,
    CultureInfo culture
)
public:
static void AreEqual(
    String^ expected, 
    String^ actual, 
    bool ignoreCase, 
    CultureInfo^ culture
)
static member AreEqual : 
        expected:string * 
        actual:string * 
        ignoreCase:bool * 
        culture:CultureInfo -> unit
public static function AreEqual(
    expected : String, 
    actual : String, 
    ignoreCase : boolean, 
    culture : CultureInfo
)

Parameters

  • expected
    Type: String

    The first string to compare. This is the string the unit test expects.

  • actual
    Type: String

    The second string to compare. This is the string the unit test produced.

  • ignoreCase
    Type: Boolean

    A Boolean value that indicates a case-sensitive or insensitive comparison. true indicates a case-insensitive comparison.

  • culture
    Type: CultureInfo

    A CultureInfo object that supplies culture-specific comparison information.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
AssertFailedException

expected is not equal to actual.

.NET Framework Security

See Also

Reference

Assert Class

AreEqual Overload

Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UnitTesting Namespace

Other Resources

Using the Assert Classes