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ToolStripItem.Parent Property

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

Gets or sets the parent container of the ToolStripItem.

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

protected internal ToolStrip Parent { get; set; }
/** @property */
protected ToolStrip get_Parent ()

/** @property */
protected void set_Parent (ToolStrip value)

protected internal function get Parent () : ToolStrip

protected internal function set Parent (value : ToolStrip)

Property Value

A ToolStrip that is the parent container of the ToolStripItem.

The parent ToolStrip can be distinct from the owner ToolStrip, because the item can fall into another window such as an overflow. In this case, the overflow is the parent, but the original ToolStrip is the owner. The parent ToolStrip fires paint events and so on, while the owner ToolStrip contains shared data such as image lists. Typically, the Parent property is set by the layout manager on the ToolStrip.

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