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SiteMapNodeItem.ItemIndex Property

Retrieves the index that the SiteMapPath control uses to track and manage the SiteMapNodeItem in its internal collections.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public virtual int ItemIndex { get; }
/** @property */
public int get_ItemIndex ()

public function get ItemIndex () : int

Not applicable.

Property Value

An integer that represents the location of the SiteMapNodeItem in the SiteMapPath control's internal collections.

The following code example demonstrates how to get the ItemIndex property and use it to create a SiteMapNodeItem path separator. PathSeparator node items are created at the same index as the previous node. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the SiteMapPath class.

private void AddDropDownListAfterCurrentNode(SiteMapNodeItem item) {

    SiteMapNodeCollection childNodes = item.SiteMapNode.ChildNodes;

    // Only do this work if there are child nodes.
    if (childNodes != null) {

        // Add another PathSeparator after the CurrentNode.
        SiteMapNodeItem finalSeparator =
            new SiteMapNodeItem(item.ItemIndex,
                                SiteMapNodeItemType.PathSeparator);

        SiteMapNodeItemEventArgs eventArgs =
            new SiteMapNodeItemEventArgs(finalSeparator);

        InitializeItem(finalSeparator);
        // Call OnItemCreated every time a SiteMapNodeItem is
        // created and initialized.
        OnItemCreated(eventArgs);

        // The pathSeparator does not bind to any SiteMapNode, so
        // do not call DataBind on the SiteMapNodeItem.
        item.Controls.Add(finalSeparator);

        // Create a DropDownList and populate it with the children of the
        // CurrentNode. There are no styles or templates that are applied
        // to the DropDownList control. If OnSelectedIndexChanged is raised,
        // the event handler redirects to the page selected.
        // The CurrentNode has child nodes.
        DropDownList ddList = new DropDownList();
        ddList.AutoPostBack = true;

        ddList.SelectedIndexChanged += new EventHandler(this.DropDownNavPathEventHandler);

        // Add a ListItem to the DropDownList for every node in the
        // SiteMapNodes collection.
        foreach (SiteMapNode node in childNodes) {
            ddList.Items.Add(new ListItem(node.Title, node.Url));
        }

        item.Controls.Add(ddList);
    }
}

private void AddDropDownListAfterCurrentNode(SiteMapNodeItem item)
{
    SiteMapNodeCollection childNodes = item.get_SiteMapNode().
        get_ChildNodes();
    // Only do this work if there are child nodes.
    if (childNodes != null) {
        // Add another PathSeparator after the CurrentNode.
        SiteMapNodeItem finalSeparator = new SiteMapNodeItem(item.
            get_ItemIndex(), SiteMapNodeItemType.PathSeparator);

        SiteMapNodeItemEventArgs eventArgs = new SiteMapNodeItemEventArgs(
            finalSeparator);

        InitializeItem(finalSeparator);
        // Call OnItemCreated every time a SiteMapNodeItem is
        // created and initialized.
        OnItemCreated(eventArgs);
        // The pathSeparator does not bind to any SiteMapNode, so 
        // do not call DataBind on the SiteMapNodeItem.
        item.get_Controls().Add(finalSeparator);
        // Create a DropDownList and populate it with the children of the 
        // CurrentNode. There are no styles or templates that are applied
        // to the DropDownList control. If OnSelectedIndexChanged is raised, 
        // the event handler redirects to the page selected.
        // The CurrentNode has child nodes.
        DropDownList ddList = new DropDownList();
        ddList.set_AutoPostBack(true);

        ddList.add_SelectedIndexChanged(new EventHandler(this.
            DropDownNavPathEventHandler));
        // Add a ListItem to the DropDownList for every node in the
        // SiteMapNodes collection.
        for (int iCtr = 0; iCtr < childNodes.get_Count(); iCtr++) {
            SiteMapNode node = (SiteMapNode)childNodes.get_Item(iCtr);
            ddList.get_Items().Add(new ListItem(node.get_Title(), node.
                get_Url()));
        }

        item.get_Controls().Add(ddList);
    }
} //AddDropDownListAfterCurrentNode

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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