Assert.AreNotEqual<T> Method (T, T, String)

Verifies that two specified generic type data are not equal. The assertion fails if they are equal. Displays a message if the assertion fails.

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


Public Shared Sub AreNotEqual(Of T) ( _
    notExpected As T, _
    actual As T, _
    message As String _
public static void AreNotEqual<T>(
    T notExpected,
    T actual,
    string message
generic<typename T>
static void AreNotEqual(
    T notExpected, 
    T actual, 
    String^ message
static member AreNotEqual : 
        notExpected:'T * 
        actual:'T * 
        message:string -> unit
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Type Parameters

  • T


  • notExpected
    Type: T

    The first generic type data to compare. This is the generic type data the unit test expects not to match actual.

  • actual
    Type: T

    The second generic type data to compare. This is the generic type data the unit test produced.

  • message
    Type: String

    A message to display if the assertion fails. This message can be seen in the unit test results.


Exception Condition

notExpected is equal to actual.


T is the type of values to compare.

.NET Framework Security

See Also


Assert Class

AreNotEqual Overload

Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UnitTesting Namespace

Other Resources

Using the Assert Classes