DictionaryEntry.Key Property


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Gets or sets the key in the key/value pair.

Namespace:   System.Collections
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Public Property Key As Object

Property Value

Type: System.Object

The key in the key/value pair.

The following example demonstrates the Key property. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the DictionaryEntry class.

Public Sub Add(ByVal key As Object, ByVal value As Object) Implements IDictionary.Add

    ' Add the new key/value pair even if this key already exists in the dictionary.
    If ItemsInUse = items.Length Then
        Throw New InvalidOperationException("The dictionary cannot hold any more items.")
    End If
    items(ItemsInUse) = New DictionaryEntry(key, value)
    ItemsInUse = ItemsInUse + 1
End Sub

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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