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SPListItem.IconOverlay property

Gets or sets the URL to an overlay icon for this item.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)

Public Property IconOverlay As String
Dim instance As SPListItem
Dim value As String

value = instance.IconOverlay

instance.IconOverlay = value

Property value

Type: System.String
A string that contains the URL relative to the Template/Images directory.

An icon overlay is a small image that can be used to represent an item in a list view.

The following example is a console application that sets the IconOverlay property for the first item in the Announcements list of a Web site.

using System;
using Microsoft.SharePoint;

namespace Test
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://localhost"))
                using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb())
                    SPList list = web.GetList("/lists/announcements");
                    if (list.ItemCount > 0)
                        SPListItem item = list.Items[0];
                        item.IconOverlay = "announce.gif";

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