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ListViewItem.Focused Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the item has focus within the ListView control.

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

public bool Focused { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_Focused ()

/** @property */
public void set_Focused (boolean value)

public function get Focused () : boolean

public function set Focused (value : boolean)

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the item has focus; otherwise, false.

Because a ListView control does not have directly editable areas—only items contained in the ListView can be edited—the text of an item in the ListView will display the focus reticle when the ListView has focus. Typically, the last selected item in the ListView control is the item with focus. Although an item may display the focus reticle, it might not actually be a selected item in the ListView. You can use the Focused property to determine if the item is currently the focused item in the ListView control that contains it. If the ListViewItem is not associated with a ListView control, this property will return false.

The ListView control provides the FocusedItem property to allow you to determine which ListViewItem in the ListView has the focus.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0