Contains Method

ListView.ListViewItemCollection.Contains Method

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 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 in the collection, you can use the IndexOf method to determine the position of the item in the collection.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

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