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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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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