DataColumnCollection.IndexOf Method (String)

Gets the index of the column with the specific name (the name is not case sensitive).

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

public int IndexOf (
	string columnName
public int IndexOf (
	String columnName
public function IndexOf (
	columnName : String
) : int
Not applicable.



The name of the column to find.

Return Value

The zero-based index of the column with the specified name, or -1 if the column does not exist in the collection.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0