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MenuItem.Mnemonic Property

Gets a value indicating the mnemonic character that is associated with this menu item.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public char Mnemonic { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Char
A character that represents the mnemonic character associated with this menu item. Returns the NUL character (ASCII value 0) if no mnemonic character is specified in the text of the MenuItem.

The mnemonic character is the first character after an ampersand character (&) in the text of the MenuItem. This property will not return a mnemonic if two ampersand characters are placed together as the ampersands are used to display an ampersand in the text of the MenuItem instead of defining a mnemonic character.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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