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DataRowCollection::Find Method (Object)

Gets the row specified by the primary key value.

Namespace:  System.Data
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

public:
DataRow^ Find(
	Object^ key
)

Parameters

key
Type: System::Object

The primary key value of the DataRow to find.

Return Value

Type: System.Data::DataRow
A DataRow that contains the primary key value specified; otherwise a null value if the primary key value does not exist in the DataRowCollection.

ExceptionCondition
MissingPrimaryKeyException

The table does not have a primary key.

To use the Find method, the DataTable object to which the DataRowCollection object belongs must have at least one column designated as a primary key column. See the PrimaryKey property for more information about how to create a primary key column.

The following example uses the Find method to find the primary key value "2" in a collection of DataRow objects. The method returns the specific DataRow object letting you change its values, as needed.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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