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MenuItem.Visible Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the menu item is visible.

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

[LocalizableAttribute(true)] 
public bool Visible { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_Visible ()

/** @property */
public void set_Visible (boolean value)

public function get Visible () : boolean

public function set Visible (value : boolean)

Property Value

true if the menu item will be made visible on the menu; otherwise, false. The default is true.

You can use this property to modify a menu structure without having to merge menus or disable menus. For example, if you want to hide a complete section of functionality from the menus for your application, you can hide them from the user by setting this property to false.

The following code example creates a menu item, sets the caption, assigns a shortcut key, makes the menu item visible, and shows the shortcut key display for the menu item. The example requires that a MenuItem has been created that is named menuItem1.

public void SetupMyMenuItem()
{
   // Set the caption for the menu item.
   menuItem1.Text = "&New";
   // Assign a shortcut key.
   menuItem1.Shortcut = Shortcut.CtrlN;
   // Make the menu item visible.
   menuItem1.Visible = true;
   // Display the shortcut key combination.
   menuItem1.ShowShortcut = true;
}
  

public void SetupMyMenuItem()
{
    // Set the caption for the menu item.
    menuItem1.set_Text("&New");

    // Assign a shortcut key.
    menuItem1.set_Shortcut(Shortcut.CtrlN);

    // Make the menu item visible.
    menuItem1.set_Visible(true);

    // Display the shortcut key combination.
    menuItem1.set_ShowShortcut(true);
} //SetupMyMenuItem

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

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