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KeyValuePair(Of TKey, TValue).Key Property

Gets the key in the key/value pair.

Namespace:  System.Collections.Generic
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property Key As TKey

Property Value

Type: TKey
A TKey that is the key of the KeyValuePair(Of TKey, TValue).

This property is read/only.

The following code example shows how to enumerate the keys and values in a dictionary, using the KeyValuePair(Of TKey, TValue) structure.

This code is part of a larger example provided for the Dictionary(Of TKey, TValue) class.

' When you use foreach to enumerate dictionary elements, 
' the elements are retrieved as KeyValuePair objects.
Console.WriteLine()
For Each kvp As KeyValuePair(Of String, String) In openWith
    Console.WriteLine("Key = {0}, Value = {1}", _
        kvp.Key, kvp.Value)
Next kvp

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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