Control.Contains Method (Control)


Retrieves a value indicating whether the specified control is a child of the control.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

Public Function Contains (
	ctl As Control
) As Boolean


Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control

The Control to evaluate.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the specified control is a child of the control; otherwise, false.

The following code example ensures that a Label is visible by calling its BringToFront method. This example requires that you have a Form with a Panel named panel1, and a Label named label1.

Private Sub MakeLabelVisible()
   ' If the panel contains label1, bring it 
   ' to the front to make sure it is visible. 
   If panel1.Contains(label1) Then
   End If
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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