MenuEventArgs.Item Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets the menu item associated with the event raised.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public MenuItem Item { get; }
/** @property */
public MenuItem get_Item ()

public function get Item () : MenuItem

Property Value

A MenuItem that represents the menu item associated with the event raised.

Use the Item property to access or modify the properties of the menu item associated with the event raised. For the MenuItemClick event, this item represents the menu item clicked by the user. For the MenuItemDataBound event, this item represents the menu item being bound to data.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Item property to access the properties of the menu item clicked by the user. The text of the selected menu item is displayed on the page.


<%@ Page Language="C#" %>

<script runat="server">

  void MenuItemClick_NavigationMenu(Object sender, MenuEventArgs e)
  {
    // Display the text of the menu item selected by the user.
    Message.Text = "You selected " + e.Item.Text + ".";
  }
    
</script>

<html>
  <body>
    <form runat="server">
    
      <h3>MenuEventArgs Item Example</h3>

      <asp:menu id="NavigationMenu"
        staticdisplaylevels="2"
        staticsubmenuindent="10" 
        orientation="Vertical"
        onmenuitemclick="MenuItemClick_NavigationMenu" 
        runat="server">
      
        <items>
          <asp:menuitem text="Home"
            tooltip="Home">
            <asp:menuitem text="Music"
              tooltip="Music">
              <asp:menuitem text="Classical"
                tooltip="Classical"/>
              <asp:menuitem text="Rock"
                tooltip="Rock"/>
              <asp:menuitem text="Jazz"
                tooltip="Jazz"/>
            </asp:menuitem>
            <asp:menuitem text="Movies"
              tooltip="Movies">
              <asp:menuitem text="Action"
                tooltip="Action"/>
              <asp:menuitem text="Drama"
                tooltip="Drama"/>
              <asp:menuitem text="Musical"
                tooltip="Musical"/>
            </asp:menuitem>
          </asp:menuitem>
        </items>
      
      </asp:menu>
      
      <hr/>
      
      <asp:label id="Message" 
        runat="server"/>

    </form>
  </body>
</html>


Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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