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Menu.MenuItemCollection.Item Property (Int32)

Retrieves the MenuItem at the specified indexed location in the collection.

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

public virtual MenuItem this[
	int index
] { get; }


Type: System.Int32
The indexed location of the MenuItem in the collection.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.MenuItem
The MenuItem at the specified location.


The value parameter is null.


The index parameter is less than zero.


The index parameter is greater than the number of menu items in the collection, and the collection of menu items is not null.

To assign MenuItem objects to a specific location, or to retrieve them from the Menu.MenuItemCollection, you can reference the collection object with a specific index value. The index value of the Menu.MenuItemCollection is a zero-based index.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.