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BindingSource::Find Method (PropertyDescriptor, Object)

Searches for the index of the item that has the given property descriptor.

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

virtual int Find(
	PropertyDescriptor^ prop, 
	Object^ key


Type: System.ComponentModel::PropertyDescriptor

The PropertyDescriptor to search for.

Type: System::Object

The value of prop to match.

Return Value

Type: System::Int32
The zero-based index of the item that has the given value for PropertyDescriptor.


IBindingList::Find(PropertyDescriptor, Object)


The underlying list is not of type IBindingList.

This method is typically used in complex data-binding cases to locate the first row where the value of the field specified by the prop parameter equals the value of the key parameter

This method simply refers the request to the underlying list's IBindingList::Find method. For example, if the underlying data source is a DataSet, DataTable, or DataView, this method calls the DataView::IBindingList::Find method. The behavior of IBindingList::Find, such as the value returned if no matching item is found, depends on the implementation of the method in the underlying list.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Find method. For the complete example see the class overview topic.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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