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ToolStripItem.ImageIndex Property

Gets or sets the index value of the image that is displayed on the item.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
[RelatedImageListAttribute("Owner.ImageList")]
public int ImageIndex { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The zero-based index of the image in the ImageList that is displayed for the item. The default is -1, signifying that the image list is empty.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The value specified is less than -1.

The ImageIndex property specifies the position of the image in the image list. The ImageKey property specifies the image itself.

The Image, ImageAlign, ImageIndex, ImageKey, and ImageScaling properties pertain to various aspects of image handling. Use images in ToolStrip controls by setting these properties directly or by setting the run-time–only ImageList property.

Image scaling is determined by the interaction of properties in both ToolStrip and ToolStripItem, as follows:

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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