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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)

member Find : 
        key:Object -> int


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")
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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