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BindingContext::Contains Method (Object)

Gets a value indicating whether the BindingContext contains the BindingManagerBase associated with the specified data source.

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

public:
bool Contains(
	Object^ dataSource
)

Parameters

dataSource
Type: System::Object

An Object that represents the data source.

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean
true if the BindingContext contains the specified BindingManagerBase; otherwise, false.

See the Binding class for a list of possible data sources and information about creating bindings between controls and data sources.

See the Item property for information about returning a BindingManagerBase using only a data source.

The following code example uses the Contains method to determine whether a BindingManagerBase exists for each control on a form. The example passes each DataTable in a DataSet to the method.

private:
   void TryContains( DataSet^ myDataSet )
   {
      // Test each DataTable in a DataSet to see if it is bound to a BindingManagerBase. 
      for each ( DataTable^ thisTable in myDataSet->Tables )
      {
         Console::WriteLine( "{0}: {1}", thisTable->TableName, this->BindingContext->Contains( thisTable ) );
      }
   }

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 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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