Contains Method

ListView.SelectedIndexCollection.Contains Method

Determines whether the specified index is located in the collection.

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

public bool Contains (
	int selectedIndex
public boolean Contains (
	int selectedIndex
public function Contains (
	selectedIndex : int
) : boolean



The index to locate in the collection.

Return Value

true if the specified index from the ListView.ListViewItemCollection for the ListView is an item in the collection; otherwise, false.

The Contains method enables you to determine whether an index position from the ListView.ListViewItemCollection is one of the selected indexes stored in the ListView.SelectedIndexCollection. Once you know that an item is in the selected index collection, you can use the IndexOf method to determine the position of the index in the ListView.SelectedIndexCollection.

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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