Enumerable.Where<'TSource> Method (IEnumerable<'TSource>, Func<'TSource, Boolean>)
Filters a sequence of values based on a predicate.
Assembly: System.Core (in System.Core.dll)
static member Where<'TSource> : source:IEnumerable<'TSource> * predicate:Func<'TSource, bool> -> IEnumerable<'TSource>
Return ValueType: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<'TSource>
An IEnumerable<'T> that contains elements from the input sequence that satisfy the condition.
The type of the elements of source.
This method is implemented by using deferred execution. The immediate return value is an object that stores all the information that is required to perform the action. The query represented by this method is not executed until the object is enumerated either by calling its GetEnumerator method directly or by using foreach in Visual C# or For Each in Visual Basic.
In query expression syntax, a where (Visual C#) or Where (Visual Basic) clause translates to an invocation of.
Available since 8
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Available since 8.1