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MenuItem.Icon Property

Gets or sets the icon that appears in a MenuItem.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

[BindableAttribute(true)]
public Object Icon { get; set; }
<object>
  <object.Icon>
    <Object .../>
  </object.Icon>
</object>

Property Value

Type: System.Object
The icon that appears in a MenuItem. The default value is null.

Identifier field

IconProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

Many Menu controls have more than just text in the MenuItem elements. Often there are icons, check marks, accelerators, and arrows to indicate submenus.

The following example creates a menu item with an icon.

<MenuItem Header="New">
  <MenuItem.Icon>
    <Image Source="data/cat.png"/>
  </MenuItem.Icon>
</MenuItem>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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