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Selector.SelectedItem Property

Gets or sets the first item in the current selection or returns null if the selection is empty This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls.Primitives
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

<BindableAttribute(True)> _
Public Property SelectedItem As Object
Dim instance As Selector 
Dim value As Object 

value = instance.SelectedItem

instance.SelectedItem = value
    <Object .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Object
The first item in the current selection or Nothing if the selection is empty.

If a Selector supports selecting a single item, the SelectedItem property returns the selected item. If a Selector supports multiple selections, SelectedItem returns the item that the user selected first.

Setting SelectedItem in a Selector that supports multiple selections clears existing selected items and sets the selection to the item specified.

The following example gets the SelectedItem from a ListBox.

Private Sub PrintText(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As SelectionChangedEventArgs)

    Dim lbsender As ListBox
    Dim li As ListBoxItem

    lbsender = CType(sender, ListBox)
    li = CType(lbsender.SelectedItem, ListBoxItem)
    tb.Text = "   You selected " & li.Content.ToString & "." 
End Sub

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0