aqString.Contains Method

Applies to TestComplete 14.80, last modified on April 15, 2021
This method is obsolete. See the Remarks section below.

Description

Use the Contains method to locate an occurrence of a substring in the input string. If the input string holds several occurrences of a substring, the method returns the position of the first matching substring. To search for another occurrence, set a different starting point via the StartPosition parameter.

Declaration

aqString.Contains(InputStringSubStringStartPositionCaseSensitive)

InputString [in]    Required    String    
SubString [in]    Required    String    
StartPosition [in]    Optional    Integer Default value: 0   
CaseSensitive [in]    Optional    Boolean Default value: True   
Result Integer

Applies To

The method is applied to the following object:

Parameters

The method has the following parameters:

InputString

Specifies the string where a substring will be sought for.

SubString

Specifies the sought-for string.

StartPosition

Specifies the initial position of the search. By default (StartPosition=0), the search starts from the beginning of the string.

CaseSensitive

Specifies whether the comparison should be case-sensitive or not.

Result Value

If the substring was found, the method returns the number of the first matching character, otherwise, it returns -1.

Remarks

This method is obsolete and is not listed in the Code Completion window. It is supported for backward compatibility only. To search for a substring in a string, use the Find method.

See Also

Find Method

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