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DataView.Find Method (Object)

Finds a row in the DataView by the specified sort key value.

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

public int Find(
	Object key
)

Parameters

key
Type: System.Object
The object to search for.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The index of the row in the DataView that contains the sort key value specified; otherwise -1 if the sort key value does not exist.

The following Visual Basic example uses the Find method to return the index of the row that contains the value in the sort key column that you want.


Private Sub FindValueInDataView(table As DataTable)
    Dim view As DataView = New DataView(table)
    view.Sort = "CustomerID"

    ' Find the customer named "DUMON" in the primary key column
    Dim i As Integer = view.Find("DUMON")
    Console.WriteLine(view(i))
End Sub


.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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