ToolStripDropDownMenu.CreateDefaultItem Method

Creates a default ToolStripMenuItem with the specified text, image, and event handler on a new ToolStripDropDownMenu.

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

protected internal override ToolStripItem CreateDefaultItem(
	string text,
	Image image,
	EventHandler onClick
)

Parameters

text
Type: System.String

The text to use for the ToolStripMenuItem. If the text parameter is a hyphen (-), this method creates a ToolStripSeparator.

image
Type: System.Drawing.Image

The Image to display on the ToolStripMenuItem.

onClick
Type: System.EventHandler

An event handler that raises the Click event when the ToolStripMenuItem is clicked.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem
A ToolStripMenuItem, or a ToolStripSeparator if the text parameter is a hyphen (-).

Use the CreateDefaultItem method to add a ToolStripMenuItem with commonly used characteristics to a ToolStripDropDownMenu.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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