ToolStripItemCollection.IndexOfKey Method (String)


Retrieves the index of the first occurrence of the specified item within the collection.

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

public virtual int IndexOfKey(
	string key


Type: System.String

The name of the ToolStripItem to search for.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

A zero-based index value that represents the position of the first occurrence of the ToolStripItem specified by the key parameter, if found; otherwise, -1.

The key parameter value corresponds to the ToolStripItem.Name property.

If IndexOfKey is called successively, the last returned index will be checked for a key match first, and if there is no match, the search starts at the beginning of the collection.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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