PropertyDescriptorCollection.Find(String, Boolean) PropertyDescriptorCollection.Find(String, Boolean) PropertyDescriptorCollection.Find(String, Boolean) PropertyDescriptorCollection.Find(String, Boolean) Method

Definition

Returns the PropertyDescriptor with the specified name, using a Boolean to indicate whether to ignore case.

public:
 virtual System::ComponentModel::PropertyDescriptor ^ Find(System::String ^ name, bool ignoreCase);
public virtual System.ComponentModel.PropertyDescriptor Find (string name, bool ignoreCase);
abstract member Find : string * bool -> System.ComponentModel.PropertyDescriptor
override this.Find : string * bool -> System.ComponentModel.PropertyDescriptor
Public Overridable Function Find (name As String, ignoreCase As Boolean) As PropertyDescriptor

Parameters

name
String String String String

The name of the PropertyDescriptor to return from the collection.

ignoreCase
Boolean Boolean Boolean Boolean

true if you want to ignore the case of the property name; otherwise, false.

Returns

A PropertyDescriptor with the specified name, or null if the property does not exist.

Examples

The following code example finds a specific PropertyDescriptor. It prints the type of component for this PropertyDescriptor in a text box. It requires that button1 and textBox1 have been instantiated on a form.

private:
   void FindProperty()
   {
      // Creates a new collection and assign it the properties for button1.
      PropertyDescriptorCollection^ properties = TypeDescriptor::GetProperties( button1 );
      
      // Sets a PropertyDescriptor to the specific property.
      PropertyDescriptor^ myProperty = properties->Find( "Opacity", false );
      
      // Prints the property and the property description.
      textBox1->Text = myProperty->DisplayName + "\n" + myProperty->Description;
   }
private void FindProperty() {
   // Creates a new collection and assign it the properties for button1.
   PropertyDescriptorCollection properties = TypeDescriptor.GetProperties(button1);

   // Sets a PropertyDescriptor to the specific property.
   PropertyDescriptor myProperty = properties.Find("Opacity", false);

   // Prints the property and the property description.
   textBox1.Text = myProperty.DisplayName + '\n' + myProperty.Description;
}

Private Sub FindProperty()
    ' Creates a new collection and assign it the properties for button1.
    Dim properties As PropertyDescriptorCollection = _
       TypeDescriptor.GetProperties(button1)
       
    ' Sets a PropertyDescriptor to the specific property.
    Dim myProperty As PropertyDescriptor = properties.Find("Opacity", False)
       
    ' Prints the property and the property description.
    textBox1.Text = myProperty.DisplayName & _
       Microsoft.VisualBasic.ControlChars.Cr & myProperty.Description
End Sub

Applies to

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