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Control.Contains Method

Retrieves a value indicating whether the specified control is a child of the control.

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

public:
bool Contains (
	Control^ ctl
)
public boolean Contains (
	Control ctl
)
public function Contains (
	ctl : Control
) : boolean
Not applicable.

Parameters

ctl

The Control to evaluate.

Return Value

true if the specified control is a child of the control; otherwise, false.

The following code example ensures that a Label is visible by calling its BringToFront method. This example requires that you have a Form with a Panel named panel1, and a Label named label1.

private:
   void MakeLabelVisible()
   {
      
      /* If the panel contains label1, bring it
         * to the front to make sure it is visible. */
      if ( panel1->Contains( label1 ) )
      {
         label1->BringToFront();
      }
   }

private void MakeLabelVisible()
{
    /* If the panel contains label1, bring it 
       to the front to make sure it is visible. 
     */
    if (panel1.Contains(label1)) {
        label1.BringToFront();
    }
} //MakeLabelVisible

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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