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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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0