java.util.Hashtable.equals() Method


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Description

The equals(Object o) method is used to compare the specified Object with this Map for equality.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Hashtable.equals() method.

public boolean equals(Object o)

Parameters

  • o -- This is the object to be compared for equality with this Hashtable.

Return Value

The method call returns 'true' if the specified Object is equal to this Map.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Hashtable.equals()

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class HashTableDemo {
   public static void main(String args[]) {
   // create two hash tables 
   Hashtable htable1 = new Hashtable();
   Hashtable htable2 = new Hashtable();
      
   // put values in two tables
   htable1.put(1, "A");
   htable1.put(2, "B");
   htable1.put(3, "C");
   htable1.put(4, "D");
      
   htable2.put(1, "A");
   htable2.put(2, "B");
   htable2.put(3, "C");
   htable2.put(4, "D");
      
   // check equality
   boolean isequal=htable1.equals(htable2) ;
      
   // display result
   System.out.println("Are two tables equal:"+isequal); 
   }    
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result.

Are two tables equal:true

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