devxlogo

Recursive Function Finds a Control on a Form

Recursive Function Finds a Control on a Form

This recursive function finds a control on a form by its name.

//written in C#/// <summary>///Recursive function to find control on the form by its name/// 

private Control _co;private Control _find_control(Control _c, string _name){ if (_co != null) return _co; IEnumerator _ir = _c.Controls.GetEnumerator(); _ir.Reset(); while (_ir.MoveNext()) { if (_co != null) break; if (((Control)_ir.Current).Name == _name) { _co = ((Control)_ir.Current); break; } _find_control(((Control)_ir.Current),_name); } return _co;}//usage examplesForm1 _fm = (Form1)this.FindForm();_co = null;DataGrid _dg = (DataGrid)_find_control((Control)_fm,"GRID1");_co = null;Label _lbl = (Label)_find_control((Control)_fm,"Label1");

See also  5 Ways to Improve Customer Experience
devxblackblue

About Our Editorial Process

At DevX, we’re dedicated to tech entrepreneurship. Our team closely follows industry shifts, new products, AI breakthroughs, technology trends, and funding announcements. Articles undergo thorough editing to ensure accuracy and clarity, reflecting DevX’s style and supporting entrepreneurs in the tech sphere.

See our full editorial policy.

About Our Journalist