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IClass.FindField Method (ArcObjects .NET 10.7 SDK)
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IClass.FindField Method

The index of the field with the specified name.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Function FindField ( _
    ByVal Name As String _
) As Integer
[C#]
public int FindField (
    string Name
);
[C++]
HRESULT FindField(
  BSTR Name
);
[C++]
Parameters
Name [in]

Name is a parameter of type BSTR

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.

Remarks

If FindField returns -1, the Field could not be found in the Fields collection.

Developers working with SDE should be aware of qualified field names and their impact on calls to FindField. For more information, see the IFields2 interface.

See Also

IClass Interface

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