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PropertyDataCollection.Item Property

Gets the specified property from the PropertyDataCollection, using [] syntax. This property is the indexer for the PropertyDataCollection class.

Namespace:  System.Management
Assembly:  System.Management (in System.Management.dll)

public virtual PropertyData this[
	string propertyName
] { get; }


Type: System.String
The name of the property to retrieve.

Property Value

Type: System.Management.PropertyData
Returns a PropertyData containing the data for a specified property in the collection.

Property Value

A PropertyData, based on the name specified.

.NET Framework Security

Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see Using Libraries from Partially Trusted Code.

The following example gets the Freespace property from a ManagementClass.

using System;
using System.Management;

public class Sample
    public static void Main(string[] args) 
        ManagementObject m = new ManagementObject(
        Console.WriteLine("Free space on drive C is: " +
            m.Properties["Freespace"].Value + " bytes");

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.