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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
)

Parameters

ctl
Type: System.Windows.Forms::Control

The Control to evaluate.

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean
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();
      }
   }

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

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

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