IsEqual

The IsEqual component checks whether two string objects have the same value.

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Ports

The IsEqual component exposes the Control In, Control Out, Data In, and Data Out ports by default.

Port Description
ControlIn Must be connected to the Control Out port of one or more components.
ControlOut Can be connected to the Control In port of another component or the default end component.
Data In The IsEqual component exposes the following Data In ports by default:
text1: specifies the first string.
text2: specifies the second string.
Note:The component considers the case of the string values as it performs a case-sensitive comparison.
Data Out Returns the Boolean value “True” if both the strings have the same value. Otherwise returns “False”.

Properties

To edit the properties of the IsEqual component, in the Properties window, change the required property. You can edit the following properties.

Property Description
Search Search for the respective property.
Delay After Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) after the action is performed.
Delay Before Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) before the action is performed.

Example

Let us consider an example.

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To compare the ASCII values of two string objects:

  1. In the Toolbox, expand Utilities and then expand String Utilities.

  2. Drag the IsEqual component and drop it on the Design surface.

  3. Double-click the text1 box and enter the first string.

  4. Double-click the text2 box and enter the second string.

    Note

    You can override the existing data source for the text 1 and text2 Data In ports.
    To override the existing data source:

    • Right-click the required Data In port.
    • Click Override and change the data source.
      To learn more about overriding the data source of the data port, refer the Override section.

  5. To enable display of the returned value:

    • In the Toolbox, expand General.

    • Expand the MessageBox component, drag Show component and drop it on the Design surface.

  6. Connect the control ports and data ports in the activity.

  7. In the toolbar, click Run.
    The messagebox displays “True” if both the strings have the same value.

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    If the strings have different values, the message box displays “False”.

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  8. Click OK.