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MulticastDelegate::Equals Method (Object^)


Determines whether this multicast delegate and the specified object are equal.

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

virtual bool Equals(
	Object^ obj
) override sealed


Type: System::Object^

The object to compare with this instance.

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean

true if obj and this instance have the same invocation lists; otherwise, false.

Exception Condition

Cannot create an instance of an abstract class, or this member was invoked with a late-binding mechanism.

Two delegates are equal if they are not null and are of exactly the same type, their invocation lists contain the same number of elements, and every element in the invocation list of the first delegate is equal to the corresponding element in the invocation list of the second delegate.

Two invocation list elements are equal if they invoke the same instance method on the same target instance, or they invoke the same static method.


when invoked late-bound through mechanisms such as Type::InvokeMember. Associated enumeration: ReflectionPermissionFlag::MemberAccess

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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