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DictionaryEntry.Key Property

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

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

public Object Key { get; set; }
/** @property */
public Object get_Key ()

/** @property */
public void set_Key (Object value)

public function get Key () : Object

public function set Key (value : Object)

Not applicable.

Property Value

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 void Add(object key, object value) 
{
    // Add the new key/value pair even if this key already exists in the dictionary.
    if (ItemsInUse == items.Length)
        throw new InvalidOperationException("The dictionary cannot hold any more items.");
    items[ItemsInUse++] = new DictionaryEntry(key, value);
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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