DataColumnMappingCollection.IndexOfDataSetColumn Method (String)

 

Gets the location of the specified DataColumnMapping with the given DataSet column name.

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

public int IndexOfDataSetColumn(
	string dataSetColumn
)

Parameters

dataSetColumn
Type: System.String

The name, which is not case-sensitive, of the data set column to find.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

The zero-based location of the specified DataColumnMapping with the given DataSet column name, or -1 if the DataColumnMapping object does not exist in the collection.

The following example searches for a DataColumnMapping within the collection. If the object exists, it is returned. The example assumes that a DataColumnMappingCollection collection and a DataColumnMapping object have been created.

public void FindDataColumnMapping() 
{
    // ...
    // create mappings and mapping
    // ...
    if (mappings.IndexOfDataSetColumn("datadescription") != -1)
        mapping = mappings.GetByDataSetColumn("datadescription");
}

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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