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GridColumnStylesCollection.Contains Method (String)

Gets a value indicating whether the GridColumnStylesCollection contains the DataGridColumnStyle with the specified name.

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

public bool Contains(
	string name


Type: System.String
The MappingName of the desired DataGridColumnStyle.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the collection contains the DataGridColumnStyle; otherwise, false.

The caption of a DataGridColumnStyle is set with the HeaderText property.

Use the Contains method to determine if a particular DataGridColumnStyle exists before invoking the Remove method to remove the item. If you need to know the index of a particular DataGridColumnStyle, use the IndexOf method.

The following code example uses the Contains method to determine if a DataGridColumnStyle with a given MappingName exists in the GridColumnStylesCollection.

Private Sub ContainsThisDataCol()
    ' Use the Contains method to determine whether a specific
    ' DataGridColumnStyle with the same MappingName exists.
    Console.WriteLine(DataGrid1.TableStyles(0). _
End Sub    

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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.