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BindingSource.SupportsSearching Property

Gets a value indicating whether the data source supports searching with the Find method.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public virtual bool SupportsSearching { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the list is a IBindingList and supports the searching with the Find method; otherwise, false.

Implements

IBindingList.SupportsSearching

If the data source is not an IBindingList, SupportsSearching always returns false.

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

private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    if (binding1.SupportsSearching != true)
        MessageBox.Show("Cannot search the list.");
    else
    {
        int foundIndex = binding1.Find("Name", textBox1.Text);
        if (foundIndex > -1)
            listBox1.SelectedIndex = foundIndex;
        else
            MessageBox.Show("Font was not found.");
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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