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ListView.ListViewItemCollection.Contains Method

Determines whether the specified item is located in the collection.

[Visual Basic]
Public Function Contains( _
   ByVal item As ListViewItem _
) As Boolean
public bool Contains(
 ListViewItem item
public: bool Contains(
 ListViewItem* item
public function Contains(
   item : ListViewItem
) : Boolean;


A ListViewItem representing the item to locate in the collection.

Return Value

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


The Contains method enables you to determine whether a ListViewItem is a member of the collection. Once you know that the item is the collection, you can use the IndexOf method to determine the position of the item in the collection.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

See Also

ListView.ListViewItemCollection Class | ListView.ListViewItemCollection Members | System.Windows.Forms Namespace | IndexOf