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MenuItem.Icon Property

Gets or sets the icon that appears in a MenuItem.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

[BindableAttribute(true)]
public Object Icon { get; set; }
<object>
  <object.Icon>
    <Object .../>
  </object.Icon>
</object>

Property Value

Type: System.Object
The icon that appears in a MenuItem. The default value is null.

Identifier field

IconProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

Many Menu controls have more than just text in the MenuItem elements. Often there are icons, check marks, accelerators, and arrows to indicate submenus.

The following example creates a menu item with an icon.


<MenuItem Header="New">
  <MenuItem.Icon>
    <Image Source="data/cat.png"/>
  </MenuItem.Icon>
</MenuItem>


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.
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