Remove Method

Menu.MenuItemCollection.Remove Method

Removes the specified MenuItem from the menu item collection.

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

public virtual void Remove(
	MenuItem item


Type: System.Windows.Forms.MenuItem
The MenuItem to remove.

When a MenuItem is removed from the menu item collection, all subsequent menu items are moved up one position in the collection. You can use this version of the Remove to remove a specific MenuItem from the collection using a reference to the MenuItem to be removed. If you do not have a reference to the MenuItem that you want to remove, you can use the other version of this method that accepts, as a parameter, an index corresponding to the MenuItem to be removed.

The following code example shows how to create a main menu, myMainMenu, with two MenuItem objects, File and Edit. The File menu has three submenu items: New, Open, and Exit. Using the Remove method, you remove the Open item from the File menu collection. This example requires that you have already created a Form named Form1.

		public void InitializeMyMenu()
			// Create the MainMenu object.
			MainMenu myMainMenu = new MainMenu();
			// Create the MenuItem objects.
			MenuItem fileMenu = new MenuItem("&File");
			MenuItem editMenu = new MenuItem("&Edit");
			MenuItem newFile = new MenuItem("&New");
			MenuItem openFile = new MenuItem("&Open");
			MenuItem exitProgram = new MenuItem("E&xit");
			// Add the MenuItem objects to myMainMenu.
			// Add three submenus to the File menu.
			// Assign myMainMenu to the form.
			Menu = myMainMenu;
			// Remove the item "Open" from the File menu.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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