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IFields.FindField Method (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IFields.FindField Method

Finds the index of the named field in the fields collection.

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

Name is a parameter of type BSTR

Product Availability

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


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

IFields Interface

.NET Samples

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