BindingSource.SupportsSearching Property

Gets a value indicating whether the data source supports searching with the Find method.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public virtual bool SupportsSearching { get; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_SupportsSearching ()

public function get SupportsSearching () : boolean

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the list is a IBindingList and supports the searching with the Find method; otherwise, false.

If the data source is not an IBindingList, SupportsSearching always returns false.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the SupportsSearching member. For the complete example see the class overview topic.

private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    if (binding1.SupportsSearching != true)
        MessageBox.Show("Cannot search the list.");
    else
    {
        int foundIndex = binding1.Find("Name", textBox1.Text);
        if (foundIndex > -1)
            listBox1.SelectedIndex = foundIndex;
        else
            MessageBox.Show("Font was not found.");
    }
}

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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