You need to search for items and delete them. However, you can’t delete items while iterating through a collection.
Add the items that you want to delete to another collection. Then iterate through this collection and remove all items from the original collection.
Enumerating through a collection is strictly a read-only operation. However, you can enumerate through a collection to find the items you need to remove, and then delete them in a second step, as shown below.
Dim List As New ArrayList() List.Add("This") List.Add("is") List.Add("a") List.Add("simple") List.Add("test") ' Mark words that start with "t" for deletion. Dim ItemsToDelete As New ArrayList() Dim Item As String ...