Selector.SelectedItem Property

Gets or sets the first item in the current selection or returns null if the selection is empty

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

'Declaration
<BindableAttribute(True)> _
Public Property SelectedItem As Object
<object>
  <object.SelectedItem>
    <Object .../>
  </object.SelectedItem>
</object>

Property Value

Type: System.Object
The first item in the current selection or Nothing if the selection is empty.

If a Selector supports selecting a single item, the SelectedItem property returns the selected item. If a Selector supports multiple selections, SelectedItem returns the item that the user selected first.

Setting SelectedItem in a Selector that supports multiple selections clears existing selected items and sets the selection to the item specified.

The following example gets the SelectedItem from a ListBox.

Private Sub PrintText(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As SelectionChangedEventArgs)

    Dim lbsender As ListBox
    Dim li As ListBoxItem

    lbsender = CType(sender, ListBox)
    li = CType(lbsender.SelectedItem, ListBoxItem)
    tb.Text = "   You selected " & li.Content.ToString & "." 
End Sub

.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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