Int64.Equals Method (Object)

Returns a value indicating whether this instance is equal to a specified object.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Overrides Function Equals ( _
    obj As Object _
) As Boolean
public override bool Equals(
    Object obj
)

Parameters

  • obj
    Type: System.Object
    An object to compare with this instance.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if obj is an instance of an Int64 and equals the value of this instance; otherwise, false.

Examples

The following code example illustrates the use of Equals in the context of Int64, comparing two long values and returning true if they represent the same number, or false if they do not.

Dim myVariable1 As Int64 = 80
Dim myVariable2 As Int64 = 80

' Get and display the declaring type.
outputBlock.Text += String.Format(ControlChars.NewLine + "Type of 'myVariable1' is '{0}' and" + _
            " value is :{1}", myVariable1.GetType().ToString(), myVariable1.ToString()) + vbCrLf
outputBlock.Text += String.Format("Type of 'myVariable2' is '{0}' and" + _
         " value is :{1}", myVariable2.GetType().ToString(), myVariable2.ToString()) + vbCrLf

' Compare 'myVariable1' instance with 'myVariable2' Object.
If myVariable1.Equals(myVariable2) Then
   outputBlock.Text += String.Format(ControlChars.NewLine + "Structures 'myVariable1' and " + _
            "'myVariable2' are equal") + vbCrLf
Else
   outputBlock.Text += String.Format(ControlChars.NewLine + "Structures 'myVariable1' and " + _
         "'myVariable2' are not equal") + vbCrLf
End If
         Int64 myVariable1 = 80;
         Int64 myVariable2 = 80;

         // Get and display the declaring type.
         outputBlock.Text += String.Format("\nType of 'myVariable1' is '{0}' and" +
              " value is :{1}", myVariable1.GetType(), myVariable1) + "\n";
         outputBlock.Text += String.Format("Type of 'myVariable2' is '{0}' and" +
              " value is :{1}", myVariable2.GetType(), myVariable2) + "\n";

         // Compare 'myVariable1' instance with 'myVariable2' Object.
         if (myVariable1.Equals(myVariable2))
            outputBlock.Text += String.Format("\nStructures 'myVariable1' and " +
                  "'myVariable2' are equal") + "\n";
         else
            outputBlock.Text += String.Format("\nStructures 'myVariable1' and " +
                  "'myVariable2' are not equal") + "\n";

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.