TaskUtils.Find method

Finds a task which satisfy the condition in a tree of tasks.

public static Task Find(Task root, ICondition<Task> cond)
rootTaskRoot of the tree.
condICondition`1Applied condition.

Return Value

Task if task was found, otherwise null.


Shows how to use <see cref=“Aspose.Tasks.Util.TaskUtils.Find” /> method.

public void WorkWithFind()
    var project = new Project(DataDir + "Project2.mpp");

    // builds new tree of tasks which satisfy the condition 
    var task = TaskUtils.Filter(project.RootTask, new FindByName("Task8"));

    // gather tasks from a tree
    var coll = new ChildTasksCollector();
    TaskUtils.Apply(task, coll, 0);

    // iterate over plain list of tasks 
    // which durations are greater or equal than 2 working days
    foreach (var collTask in coll.Tasks)
        Console.WriteLine("Name: " + collTask.Get(Tsk.Name) + "Duration: " + collTask.Get(Tsk.Duration).TimeSpan);

private class FindByName : ICondition<Task>
    private readonly string name;

    public FindByName(string name)
    { = name;

    /// <summary>
    /// Returns true if the specified object satisfy the conditions.
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name="el">The object to check.</param>
    /// <returns>True if the object satisfy the conditions.</returns>
    /// <inheritdoc />
    public bool Check(Task el)
        return el.Get(Tsk.Name) ==;

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