LastOrDefault(TSource) Method (IEnumerable(TSource), Func(TSource, Boolean))

Enumerable::LastOrDefault<TSource> Method (IEnumerable<TSource>, Func<TSource, Boolean>)

Returns the last element of a sequence that satisfies a condition or a default value if no such element is found.

Namespace:  System.Linq
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

generic<typename TSource>
static TSource LastOrDefault(
	IEnumerable<TSource>^ source, 
	Func<TSource, bool>^ predicate

Type Parameters


The type of the elements of source.


Type: System.Collections.Generic::IEnumerable<TSource>
An IEnumerable<T> to return an element from.
Type: System::Func<TSource, Boolean>
A function to test each element for a condition.

Return Value

Type: TSource
default(TSource) if the sequence is empty or if no elements pass the test in the predicate function; otherwise, the last element that passes the test in the predicate function.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IEnumerable<TSource>. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).


source or predicate is nullptr.

The default value for reference and nullable types is nullptr.

The following code example demonstrates how to use LastOrDefault<TSource>(IEnumerable<TSource>, Func<TSource, Boolean>) by passing in a predicate. In the second call to the method, there is no element in the sequence that satisfies the condition.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.

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