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ListControl.GetItemText Method

Returns the text representation of the specified item.

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

public string GetItemText (
	Object item
public String GetItemText (
	Object item
public function GetItemText (
	item : Object
) : String



The object from which to get the contents to display.

Return Value

If the DisplayMember property is not specified, the value returned by GetItemText is the value of the item's ToString method. Otherwise, the method returns the string value of the member specified in the DisplayMember property for the object specified in the item parameter.

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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0