ListView.RetrieveVirtualItem Event

Note: This event is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Occurs when the ListView is in virtual mode and requires a ListViewItem.

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

public event RetrieveVirtualItemEventHandler RetrieveVirtualItem
/** @event */
public void add_RetrieveVirtualItem (RetrieveVirtualItemEventHandler value)

/** @event */
public void remove_RetrieveVirtualItem (RetrieveVirtualItemEventHandler value)

JScript supports the use of events, but not the declaration of new ones.

Exception typeCondition


The Item property is not set to an item when the RetrieveVirtualItem event is handled.

You should set the RetrieveVirtualItemEventArgs.Item property to a valid ListViewItem when handling this event.

For more information about handling events, see Consuming Events.

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