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Find Method

Control.ControlCollection.Find Method

Searches for controls by their Name property and builds an array of all the controls that match.

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

public Control[] Find(
	string key,
	bool searchAllChildren
)

Parameters

key
Type: System.String

The key to locate in the Control.ControlCollection.

searchAllChildren
Type: System.Boolean

true to search all child controls; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control[]
An array of type Control containing the matching controls.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The key parameter is null or the empty string ("").

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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