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ListViewItem Constructor ()

Initializes a new instance of the ListViewItem class with default values.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public ListViewItem ()
public ListViewItem ()
public function ListViewItem ()

The following code " creates a ListView control with three ListViewItem objects specified and three ListViewItem.ListViewSubItem objects specified for each item. The " also creates ColumnHeader objects to display the subitems in details view. Two ImageList objects are also created in the code " to provide images for the ListViewItem objects. These ImageList objects are added to the LargeImageList and SmallImageList properties. The " uses the following properties in creating the ListView control:

You need to add the code to a Form and call the method created in the " from the constructor or another method on the form. The " requires that images named MySmallImage1, MySmallImage2, MyLargeImage1, and MyLargeImage2 are located in the root directory of drive C.

private void CreateMyListView()
{
    // Create a new ListView control.
    ListView listView1 = new ListView();
    listView1.Bounds = new Rectangle(new Point(10,10), new Size(300,200));

    // Set the view to show details.
    listView1.View = View.Details;
    // Allow the user to edit item text.
    listView1.LabelEdit = true;
    // Allow the user to rearrange columns.
    listView1.AllowColumnReorder = true;
    // Display check boxes.
    listView1.CheckBoxes = true;
    // Select the item and subitems when selection is made.
    listView1.FullRowSelect = true;
    // Display grid lines.
    listView1.GridLines = true;
    // Sort the items in the list in ascending order.
    listView1.Sorting = SortOrder.Ascending;
                
    // Create three items and three sets of subitems for each item.
    ListViewItem item1 = new ListViewItem("item1",0);
    // Place a check mark next to the item.
    item1.Checked = true;
    item1.SubItems.Add("1");
    item1.SubItems.Add("2");
    item1.SubItems.Add("3");
    ListViewItem item2 = new ListViewItem("item2",1);
    item2.SubItems.Add("4");
    item2.SubItems.Add("5");
    item2.SubItems.Add("6");
    ListViewItem item3 = new ListViewItem("item3",0);
    // Place a check mark next to the item.
    item3.Checked = true;
    item3.SubItems.Add("7");
    item3.SubItems.Add("8");
    item3.SubItems.Add("9");

    // Create columns for the items and subitems.
    listView1.Columns.Add("Item Column", -2, HorizontalAlignment.Left);
    listView1.Columns.Add("Column 2", -2, HorizontalAlignment.Left);
    listView1.Columns.Add("Column 3", -2, HorizontalAlignment.Left);
    listView1.Columns.Add("Column 4", -2, HorizontalAlignment.Center);

    //Add the items to the ListView.
            listView1.Items.AddRange(new ListViewItem[]{item1,item2,item3});

    // Create two ImageList objects.
    ImageList imageListSmall = new ImageList();
    ImageList imageListLarge = new ImageList();

    // Initialize the ImageList objects with bitmaps.
    imageListSmall.Images.Add(Bitmap.FromFile("C:\\MySmallImage1.bmp"));
    imageListSmall.Images.Add(Bitmap.FromFile("C:\\MySmallImage2.bmp"));
    imageListLarge.Images.Add(Bitmap.FromFile("C:\\MyLargeImage1.bmp"));
    imageListLarge.Images.Add(Bitmap.FromFile("C:\\MyLargeImage2.bmp"));

    //Assign the ImageList objects to the ListView.
    listView1.LargeImageList = imageListLarge;
    listView1.SmallImageList = imageListSmall;

    // Add the ListView to the control collection.
    this.Controls.Add(listView1);
}

private void CreateMyListView()
{
    // Create a new ListView control.
    ListView listView1 = new ListView();
    listView1.set_Bounds(new Rectangle(new Point(10, 10), 
        new Size(300, 200)));

    // Set the view to show details.
    listView1.set_View(View.Details);

    // Allow the user to edit item text.
    listView1.set_LabelEdit(true);

    // Allow the user to rearrange columns.
    listView1.set_AllowColumnReorder(true);

    // Display check boxes.
    listView1.set_CheckBoxes(true);

    // Select the item and subitems when selection is made.
    listView1.set_FullRowSelect(true);

    // Display grid lines.
    listView1.set_GridLines(true);

    // Sort the items in the list in ascending order.
    listView1.set_Sorting(SortOrder.Ascending);

    // Create three items and three sets of subitems for each item.
    ListViewItem item1 = new ListViewItem("item1", 0);

    // Place a check mark next to the item.
    item1.set_Checked(true);

    item1.get_SubItems().Add("1");
    item1.get_SubItems().Add("2");
    item1.get_SubItems().Add("3");

    ListViewItem item2 = new ListViewItem("item2", 1);
    item2.get_SubItems().Add("4");
    item2.get_SubItems().Add("5");
    item2.get_SubItems().Add("6");

    ListViewItem item3 = new ListViewItem("item3", 0);

    // Place a check mark next to the item.
    item3.set_Checked(true);

    item3.get_SubItems().Add("7");
    item3.get_SubItems().Add("8");
    item3.get_SubItems().Add("9");

    // Create columns for the items and subitems.
    listView1.get_Columns().Add("Item Column", -2, 
        HorizontalAlignment.Left);
    listView1.get_Columns().Add("Column 2", -2, HorizontalAlignment.Left);
    listView1.get_Columns().Add("Column 3", -2, HorizontalAlignment.Left);
    listView1.get_Columns().Add("Column 4", -2, HorizontalAlignment.Center);

    //Add the items to the ListView.
    listView1.get_Items().AddRange(new ListViewItem[] { item1, item2, 
        item3 });

    // Create two ImageList objects.
    ImageList imageListSmall = new ImageList();
    ImageList imageListLarge = new ImageList();

    // Initialize the ImageList objects with bitmaps.
    imageListSmall.get_Images().Add(Bitmap.FromFile(
        "C:\\MySmallImage1.bmp"));
    imageListSmall.get_Images().Add(Bitmap.FromFile(
        "C:\\MySmallImage2.bmp"));
    imageListLarge.get_Images().Add(Bitmap.FromFile(
        "C:\\MyLargeImage1.bmp"));
    imageListLarge.get_Images().Add(Bitmap.FromFile(
        "C:\\MyLargeImage2.bmp"));

    //Assign the ImageList objects to the ListView.
    listView1.set_LargeImageList(imageListLarge);
    listView1.set_SmallImageList(imageListSmall);

    // Add the ListView to the control collection.
    this.get_Controls().Add(listView1);
} //CreateMyListView

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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