troubleshooting Question

VB.net Generic List - Find method

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Hi

I've got a list of items like this

Private mData As System.Collections.Generic.List(Of MyCustomClass)

MyCustomClass has a number of fields, one of which is theDateTime

I want to lookup this list and retrieve an object where

theDataTime = <a value>

so that this object can be changed

I see there's a "Find" method in the Generic class;  how is this used?

I presume its something like

Dim x As MyCustomeClass = mData.Find(code here)

what goes in the 'code here' section ?

After 'x' is retrieved using the find method, does changing  x.aVariable  
change the aVariable field in list?

So a couple of things: how to retrieve item in list where field  theDataTime = <a data>
and does updating the retrieved object update it in list (if not, how does one update item in list)

Thanks for help  
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