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ConstraintCollection.Contains Method

Indicates whether the Constraint object specified by name exists in the collection.

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

public bool Contains(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The ConstraintName of the constraint.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the collection contains the specified constraint; otherwise, false.

Use the Contains method to determine whether the specified Constraint exists before trying to remove it from the collection. You can also use the CanRemove method to determine whether a Constraint can be removed.

The following example determines whether the specified Constraint exists in the ConstraintCollection before its deletion.

public static void RemoveConstraint(
    ConstraintCollection constraints, Constraint constraint)
{
    try
    {
        if(constraints.Contains(constraint.ConstraintName)) 
        {
            if(constraints.CanRemove(constraint)) 
            {
                constraints.Remove(constraint.ConstraintName);
            }
        }
    }
    catch(Exception e) 
    {
        // Process exception and return.
        Console.WriteLine("Exception of type {0} occurred.", 
            e.GetType());
    }
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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