Control.Contains Method (Control)

 

Retrieves a value indicating whether the specified control is a child of the control.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public bool Contains(
	Control ctl
)

Parameters

ctl
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control

The Control to evaluate.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the specified control is a child of the control; otherwise, false.

The following code example ensures that a Label is visible by calling its BringToFront method. This example requires that you have a Form with a Panel named panel1, and a Label named label1.

private void MakeLabelVisible()
{
   /* If the panel contains label1, bring it 
   * to the front to make sure it is visible. */
   if(panel1.Contains(label1))
   {
      label1.BringToFront();
   }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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