FindInList Task


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For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see FindInList Task on In a specified list, finds an item that has the matching itemspec.

The following table describes the parameters of the FindInList Task.

CaseSensitiveOptional Boolean parameter.

If true, the search is case-sensitive; otherwise, it is not. Default value is true.
FindLastMatchOptional Boolean parameter.

If true, return the last match; otherwise, return the first match. Default value is false.
ItemFoundOptional ITaskItem[] read-only output parameter.

The first matching item found in the list, if any.
ItemSpecToFindRequired String parameter.

The itemspec to search for.
ListRequired ITaskItem[] parameter.

The list in which to search for the itemspec.
MatchFileNameOnlyOptional Boolean parameter.

If true, match against just the file name part of the itemspec; otherwise, match against the whole itemspec. Default value is true.

In addition to the parameters listed above, this task inherits parameters from the TaskExtension class, which itself inherits from the Task class. For a list of these additional parameters and their descriptions, see TaskExtension Base Class.

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