ListItemCollection.FindByValue Method (String)

 

Searches the collection for a ListItem with a Value property that contains the specified value.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public ListItem FindByValue(
	string value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.String

The value to search for.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.ListItem

A ListItem that contains the value specified by the value parameter.

Use the FindByValue method to search the collection for a ListItem with a Value property that contains value specified by the value parameter. This method performs a case-sensitive and culture-insensitive comparison. This method does not do partial searches or wildcard searches. If an item is not found in the collection using this criteria, null is returned.

ListItem myListItem = SearchType.SelectedItem;
ListItem crItem = null;
String searchText = TextBox1.Text;
if(myListItem.Value == "Name")
{
    if(TextBox1.Text != "")
    {
        String searchSubfir = searchText.Substring(0,1);
        String searchSubsec = searchText.Substring(1);
        searchText = searchSubfir.ToUpper()+searchSubsec.ToLower();

        // Search by country or region name.
        crItem = ItemCollection.FindByText(searchText);
    }
}
else
{
    // Search by country or region code.
    crItem = ItemCollection.FindByValue(searchText.ToUpper());
}

String str = "Search is successful. Match is Found.<br />";
str =str + "The results for search string '" + searchText + "' are:<br />";
str = str + "the country or region code is " + crItem.Value + "<br />";
str = str + "the country or region name is " + crItem.Text;

// Add the string to the label.
Label1.Text = str;

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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