ListView.FindNearestItem Method (SearchDirectionHint, Point)

Finds the next item from the given point, searching in the specified direction

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

public ListViewItem FindNearestItem(
	SearchDirectionHint dir,
	Point point
)

Parameters

dir
Type: System.Windows.Forms.SearchDirectionHint

One of the SearchDirectionHint values.

point
Type: System.Drawing.Point

The point at which to begin searching.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.ListViewItem
The ListViewItem that is closest to the given point, searching in the specified direction.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

View is set to a value other than SmallIcon or LargeIcon.

The FindNearestItem method returns null if no item is found in the given direction. Identifying the nearest item can vary depending on the operating system the application is running on, and will affect the results of FindNearestItem.

.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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