ControlCollection.IndexOf(Control) ControlCollection.IndexOf(Control) ControlCollection.IndexOf(Control) ControlCollection.IndexOf(Control) Method

Definition

Retrieves the index of a specified Control object in the collection.

public:
 virtual int IndexOf(System::Web::UI::Control ^ value);
public virtual int IndexOf (System.Web.UI.Control value);
abstract member IndexOf : System.Web.UI.Control -> int
override this.IndexOf : System.Web.UI.Control -> int
Public Overridable Function IndexOf (value As Control) As Integer

Parameters

value
Control Control Control Control

The Control for which the index is returned.

Returns

The index of the specified server control. If the server control is not currently a member of the collection, it returns -1.

Examples

The following code example uses the IndexOf method to write the index location of a control, myLiteralControl, in the ControlCollection collection of a Button control named myButton.

// Create a LiteralControl and use the Add method to add it
// to a button's ControlCollection, then use the AddAt method
// to add another LiteralControl to the collection at the
// index location of 1.
LiteralControl myLiteralControl = new LiteralControl("ChildControl1");
myButton.Controls.Add(myLiteralControl);
myButton.Controls.AddAt(1,new LiteralControl("ChildControl2"));
Response.Write("<b>ChildControl2 is added at index 1</b>");

// Get the Index location of the myLiteralControl LiteralControl
// and write it to the page.
Response.Write("<br /><b>Index of the ChildControl myLiteralControl is " +
    "</b>" + myButton.Controls.IndexOf(myLiteralControl));
' Create a LiteralControl and use the Add method to add it
' to a button's ControlCollection, then use the AddAt method
' to add another LiteralControl to the collection at the
' index location of 1.
Dim myLiteralControl As LiteralControl =  _
    new LiteralControl("ChildControl1")
myButton.Controls.Add(myLiteralControl)
myButton.Controls.AddAt(1,new LiteralControl("ChildControl2"))
Response.Write("<b>ChildControl2 is added at index 1</b>")

' Get the Index location of the myLiteralControl LiteralControl
' and write it to the page.
Response.Write("<br /><b>Index of the ChildControl myLiteralControl is </b>" & _
                 myButton.Controls.IndexOf(myLiteralControl))

Remarks

Use this method to determine the index location of the specified server control in the ControlCollection object.

Applies to

See also