Returns the position of the first assigned editable position after the specified position using the specified search direction.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
- Type: System.Int32
The zero-based position in the formatted string to start the search.
The formatted string is composed of editable characters and literals copied from the mask. The editable character positions will either be occupied by the prompt character copied from the mask if they are unassigned, or with a valid input character if they have been assigned an input.
The method is used to search for the first assigned character after a specified position and search direction. The result can subsequently be passed as a parameter to the Item indexer to obtain the assigned value at this position.
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)