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ListView.ListViewItemCollection.Find Method

Searches for items whose name matches the specified key, optionally searching subitems.

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

public ListViewItem[] Find(
	string key,
	bool searchAllSubItems


Type: System.String

The item name to search for.

Type: System.Boolean

true to search subitems; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.ListViewItem[]
An array of type ListViewItem.

The key comparison is not case-sensitive. The Name property corresponds to the key for a ListViewItem in the ListView.ListViewItemCollection.

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

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