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OrderedDictionary.Item Property (Int32)

Gets or sets the value at the specified index.

Namespace: System.Collections.Specialized
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public Object this [
	int index
] { get; set; }
/** @property */
public final Object get_Item (int index)

/** @property */
public final void set_Item (int index, Object value)

Not applicable.



The zero-based index of the value to get or set.

Property Value

The value of the item at the specified index.

Exception typeCondition


The property is being set and the OrderedDictionary collection is read-only.


index is less than zero.


index is equal to or greater than Count.

This property allows you to access a specific element in the collection by using the following syntax: myCollection[index].

The C# language uses the this keyword to define the indexers instead of implementing the Item property. Visual Basic implements Item as a default property, which provides the same indexing functionality.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0