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MenuItem Constructor

Initializes a MenuItem with a blank caption.

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

public MenuItem()

Once you have created a blank MenuItem using this constructor, you can use the properties and methods of the MenuItem class to specify the appearance and behavior of your MenuItem.

The following code example creates a MenuItem using this version of the constructor.

public void CreateMyMenu()
   // Create an empty menu item object.
   MenuItem menuItem1 = new MenuItem();
   // Intialize the menu item using the parameterless version of the constructor. 
   // Set the caption of the menu item.
   menuItem1.Text = "&File";

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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