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TreeNode.Text Property

Gets or sets the text displayed in the label of the tree node.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

[LocalizableAttribute(true)] 
public string Text { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_Text ()

/** @property */
public void set_Text (String value)

public function get Text () : String

public function set Text (value : String)

Property Value

The text displayed in the label of the tree node.

This property cannot be set by the user if the LabelEdit property of the parent TreeView is set to false. The alternative to setting this property explicitly is to create the tree node using one of the TreeNode constructors that has a string parameter that represents the Text property. The label is displayed next to the TreeNode image, if one is displayed.

The following code example creates a root tree node to assign child tree nodes to. A child tree node for each Customer object in an ArrayList is added to the root tree node as well as a child tree node for each Order object assigned to the Customer object. The Customer object is assigned to the Tag property, and the tree nodes representing Customer objects are displayed with Orange text. This example requires that you have a Customer and Order object defined, a TreeView control on a Form, and an ArrayList named customerArray containing Customer objects.

public void AddRootNodes()
{
   // Add a root node to assign the customer nodes to.
   TreeNode rootNode = new TreeNode();
   rootNode.Text = "CustomerList";
   // Add a main root treenode.
   myTreeView.Nodes.Add(rootNode);

   // Add a root treenode for each 'Customer' object in the ArrayList.
   foreach(Customer myCustomer in customerArray)
   {
      // Add a child treenode for each Order object.
      int i = 0;
      TreeNode[] myTreeNodeArray = new TreeNode[5];
      foreach(Order myOrder in myCustomer.CustomerOrders)
      {
         myTreeNodeArray[i] = new TreeNode(myOrder.OrderID);
         i++;
      }
      TreeNode customerNode = new TreeNode(myCustomer.CustomerName,
        myTreeNodeArray);
		// Display the customer names with and Orange font.
		customerNode.ForeColor = Color.Orange;
		// Store the Customer object in the Tag property of the TreeNode.
		customerNode.Tag = myCustomer;
      myTreeView.Nodes[0].Nodes.Add(customerNode);
   }
}

public void AddRootNodes()
{
    // Add a root node to assign the customer nodes to.
    TreeNode rootNode = new TreeNode();
    rootNode.set_Text("CustomerList");
    // Add a main root treenode.
    myTreeView.get_Nodes().Add(rootNode);
    // Add a root treenode for each 'Customer' object in the ArrayList.
    for (int iCtr1 = 0; iCtr1 < customerArray.get_Count(); iCtr1++) {
        Customer myCustomer = (Customer)customerArray.get_Item(iCtr1);
        // Add a child treenode for each Order object.
        int i = 0;
        TreeNode myTreeNodeArray[] = new TreeNode[5];
        for (int iCtr2 = 0; iCtr2 < myCustomer.customerOrders.get_Count();
            iCtr2++) {
            Order myOrder = (Order)myCustomer.customerOrders.get_Item(iCtr2);
            myTreeNodeArray.set_Item(i, new TreeNode(myOrder.orderID));
            i++;
        }
        TreeNode customerNode =
            new TreeNode(myCustomer.customerName, myTreeNodeArray);
        // Display the customer names with and Orange font.
        customerNode.set_ForeColor(Color.get_Orange());
        // Store the Customer object in the Tag property of the TreeNode.
        customerNode.set_Tag(myCustomer);
        myTreeView.get_Nodes().get_Item(0).get_Nodes().Add(customerNode);
    }
} //AddRootNodes

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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