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Control.ControlCollection.GetChildIndex Method (Control)

Retrieves the index of the specified child control within the control collection.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public int GetChildIndex (
	Control child
)
public int GetChildIndex (
	Control child
)
public function GetChildIndex (
	child : Control
) : int

Parameters

child

The Control to search for in the control collection.

Return Value

A zero-based index value that represents the location of the specified child control within the control collection.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentException

The childControl is not in the Control.ControlCollection.

The control with an index value of zero is at the top of the z-order, and higher numbers are closer to the bottom.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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