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TreeNodeCollection.Find Method

Finds the tree nodes with specified key, optionally searching subnodes.

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

public TreeNode[] Find(
	string key,
	bool searchAllChildren


Type: System.String
The name of the tree node to search for.
Type: System.Boolean
true to search child nodes of tree nodes; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.TreeNode[]
An array of TreeNode objects whose Name property matches the specified key.

The Name property corresponds to the key for a TreeNode in the TreeNodeCollection.

The key comparison is not case-sensitive. If the key parameter is null or an empty string, or there are no matches, the Item property returns an empty array.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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