ListView.CheckedListViewItemCollection.Contains Method (ListViewItem)


Determines whether the specified item is located in the collection.

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

public bool Contains(
	ListViewItem item


Type: System.Windows.Forms.ListViewItem

A ListViewItem representing the item to locate in the collection.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

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.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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