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Collection<T>.IList.Contains Method

Determines whether the IList contains a specific value.

Namespace:  System.Collections.ObjectModel
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

bool IList.Contains(
	Object value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Object

The Object to locate in the IList.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the Object is found in the IList; otherwise, false.

Implements

IList.Contains(Object)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

value is of a type that is not assignable to the IList.

This method determines equality by first determining whether value is of type T (or null) and then calling Contains.

This method is an O(n) operation, where n is Count.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

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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