ListView.CheckedListViewItemCollection.Contains Method

Determines whether the specified item is located in the collection.

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

public bool Contains (
	ListViewItem item
public boolean Contains (
	ListViewItem item
public function Contains (
	item : ListViewItem
) : boolean



A ListViewItem representing the item to locate in the collection.

Return Value

true if the specified item is located in the collection; otherwise, false.

The Contains method enables you to determine whether an item from the ListView.ListViewItemCollection is a one of the checked items stored in the ListView.CheckedListViewItemCollection. Once you know that an item is in the checked item collection, you can use the ListView.CheckedListViewItemCollection.IndexOf method to determine the position of the item in the ListView.CheckedListViewItemCollection.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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