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ConstraintCollection.IndexOf Method (String)

Gets the index of the Constraint specified by name.

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

public int IndexOf(
	string constraintName
)

Parameters

constraintName
Type: System.String
The name of the Constraint.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The index of the Constraint if it is in the collection; otherwise, -1.

Use the IndexOf method to return an index to be used with either the Contains or Remove method.

The following example uses the IndexOf method to return the index of a Constraint. The index is passed to the Contains method to determine whether the collection contains the constraint, before removing it.


private void RemoveConstraint(
    ConstraintCollection constraints, Constraint constraint)
{
    try
    {
        if(constraints.Contains(constraint.ConstraintName)) 
        {
            if(constraints.CanRemove(constraint)) 
            {
                constraints.RemoveAt(
                    constraints.IndexOf(constraint.ConstraintName));
            }
        }
    }
    catch(Exception e) 
    {
        // Process exception and return.
        Console.WriteLine("Exception of type {0} occurred.", 
            e.GetType());
    }
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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