ToolStripItem.AccessibleDefaultActionDescription Property

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

Gets or sets the default action description of the control for use by accessibility client applications.

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

public string AccessibleDefaultActionDescription { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_AccessibleDefaultActionDescription ()

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

public function get AccessibleDefaultActionDescription () : String

public function set AccessibleDefaultActionDescription (value : String)

Property Value

The default action description of the control, for use by accessibility client applications.

An object's AccessibleDefaultActionDescription property describes the object's primary method of manipulation from the user's viewpoint. This property should be a verb or a short verb phrase.


Not all objects have default actions, and some objects might have a default action that is related to its AccessibleObject.Value property, such as in the following examples:

For more information about properties of accessible objects, see "Content of Descriptive Properties" in the "Active Accessibility" section of the MSDN Library, at

For samples, see the AccessibleObject class.

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