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ListView.ListViewItemCollection.Find Method

Searches for items whose name matches the specified key, optionally searching subitems.

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

Public Function Find ( _
	key As String, _
	searchAllSubItems As Boolean _
) As ListViewItem()


Type: System.String

The item name to search for.

Type: System.Boolean

true to search subitems; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.ListViewItem()
An array of ListViewItem objects containing the matching items, or an empty array if no items matched.

The key comparison is not case-sensitive. The Name property corresponds to the key for a ListViewItem in the ListView.ListViewItemCollection.

.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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