Form.MainMenuStrip Property

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

Gets or sets the primary menu container for the form.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public MenuStrip MainMenuStrip { get; set; }
/** @property */
public MenuStrip get_MainMenuStrip ()

/** @property */
public void set_MainMenuStrip (MenuStrip value)

public function get MainMenuStrip () : MenuStrip

public function set MainMenuStrip (value : MenuStrip)

Property Value

A MenuStrip that represents the container for the menu structure of the form. The default is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

In addition to setting the MainMenuStrip property, you must Add the MenuStrip control to the Controls collection of the form.

The MenuStrip class supersedes the MainMenu class in previous versions of the .NET Framework.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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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