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IEditableCollectionView.CanRemove Property

Gets a value that indicates whether an item can be removed from the collection.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)
bool CanRemove { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if an item can be removed from the collection; otherwise, false.

CanRemove is false if the underlying collection is read-only.

The following example calls CanRemove to check whether an item can be removed from the collection. If an item can be removed, the example prompts the user to confirm the action and calls Remove if the user clicks Yes. For the entire sample, see Changing a Collection by Using IEditableCollectionView Sample.

IEditableCollectionView editableCollectionView = 
        itemsControl.Items as IEditableCollectionView; 

if (!editableCollectionView.CanRemove)
{
    MessageBox.Show("You cannot remove items from the list.");
    return;
}

if (MessageBox.Show("Are you sure you want to remove " + item.Description,
                    "Remove Item", MessageBoxButton.YesNo) == MessageBoxResult.Yes)
{
    editableCollectionView.Remove(itemsControl.SelectedItem);
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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