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ArrayList.Item Property

Gets or sets the element at the specified index.

[C#] In C#, this property is the indexer for the ArrayList class.

[Visual Basic]
Public Overridable Default Property Item( _
   ByVal index As Integer _
) As Object  Implements IList.Item
public virtual object this[
 int index
] {get; set;}
public: __property virtual Object* get_Item(
 int index
public: __property virtual void set_Item(
 int index,
returnValue = ArrayListObject.Item(index);
ArrayListObject.Item(index) = returnValue;
returnValue = ArrayListObject(index);
ArrayListObject(index) = returnValue;

[JScript] In JScript, you can use the default indexed properties defined by a type, but you cannot explicitly define your own. However, specifying the expando attribute on a class automatically provides a default indexed property whose type is Object and whose index type is String.

Arguments [JScript]

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

Parameters [Visual Basic, C#, C++]

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

Property Value

The element at the specified index.




Exception Type Condition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException index is less than zero.


index is equal to or greater than Count.


ArrayList accepts a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) as a valid value and allows duplicate elements.

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


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) Standard

See Also

ArrayList Class | ArrayList Members | System.Collections Namespace | Count