Key Property
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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 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 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);


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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