Collection<T>.IList.Contains Method

Determines whether the IList contains a specific value.

Namespace:  System.Collections.ObjectModel
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Private Function Contains ( _
    value As Object _
) As Boolean Implements IList.Contains
bool IList.Contains(
    Object value
)

Parameters

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the Object is found in the IList; otherwise, false.

Implements

IList.Contains(Object)

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

value is of a type that is not assignable to the IList.

Remarks

This method determines equality by first determining whether value is of type T (or null) and then calling Contains.

This method is an O(n) operation, where n is Count.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.