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ControlBindingsCollection.Item Property (String)

Gets the Binding specified by the control's property name.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public Binding this[
	string propertyName
] { get; }


Type: System.String

The name of the property on the data-bound control.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Binding
The Binding that binds the specified control property to a data source.

If the specified property does not match a binding in the collection, Item returns null.

The following code example returns a single Binding from a ControlBindingsCollection.

private void PrintValue()
   ControlBindingsCollection myControlBindings;
   myControlBindings = textBox1.DataBindings;

   // Get the Binding for the Text property.
   Binding myBinding = myControlBindings["Text"];

   // Assuming the data source is a DataTable.
   DataRowView drv;
   drv = (DataRowView) myBinding.BindingManagerBase.Current;

   // Assuming a column named "custName" exists, print the value.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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