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C# | Check if SortedDictionary contains the specified key or not

  • Last Updated : 01 Feb, 2019

SortedDictionary<TKey, TValue>.ContainsKey(TKey) Method is used to check whether the SortedDictionary contains an element with the specified key or not.

Syntax:

public bool ContainsKey (TKey key);

Here, the key is the Key which is to be located in the SortedDictionary.

Returns Value: This method will return true if the Dictionary contains an element with the specified key otherwise, it returns false.

Exception: This method will give ArgumentNullException if the key is null.



Below are the programs to illustrate the use of the above-discussed method:

Example 1:




// C# code to check if a key is
// present or not in a SortedDictionary.
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
  
class GFG {
  
    // Driver code
    public static void Main()
    {
  
        // Create a new dictionary of
        // strings, with string keys.
        SortedDictionary<int, string> myDict = 
          new SortedDictionary<int, string>();
  
        // Adding key/value pairs in myDict
        myDict.Add(1, "C");
        myDict.Add(2, "C++");
        myDict.Add(3, "Java");
        myDict.Add(4, "Python");
        myDict.Add(5, "C#");
        myDict.Add(6, "HTML");
  
        // Checking for Key 4
        if (myDict.ContainsKey(4))
            Console.WriteLine("Key : 4 is present");
  
        else
            Console.WriteLine("Key : 4 is absent");
    }
}
Output:
Key : 4 is present

Example 2:




// C# code to check if a key is
// present or not in a SortedDictionary.
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
  
class GFG {
  
    // Driver code
    public static void Main()
    {
  
        // Create a new dictionary of
        // strings, with string keys.
        SortedDictionary<string, string> myDict =
          new SortedDictionary<string, string>();
  
        // Adding key/value pairs in myDict
        myDict.Add("Australia", "Canberra");
        myDict.Add("Belgium", "Brussels");
        myDict.Add("Netherlands", "Amsterdam");
        myDict.Add("China", "Beijing");
        myDict.Add("Russia", "Moscow");
        myDict.Add("India", "New Delhi");
  
        // Checking for Key "USA"
        if (myDict.ContainsKey("USA"))
            Console.WriteLine("Key : USA is present");
  
        else
            Console.WriteLine("Key : USA is absent");
    }
}
Output:
Key : USA is absent

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