GetNextItem Method

ToolStrip.GetNextItem Method

Retrieves the next ToolStripItem from the specified reference point and moving in the specified direction.

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

public virtual ToolStripItem GetNextItem(
	ToolStripItem start,
	ArrowDirection direction


Type: System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem
The ToolStripItem that is the reference point from which to begin the retrieval of the next item.
Type: System.Windows.Forms.ArrowDirection
One of the values of ArrowDirection that specifies the direction to move.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem
A ToolStripItem that is specified by the start parameter and is next in the order as specified by the direction parameter.


The specified value of the direction parameter is not one of the values of ArrowDirection.

Use the GetNextItem method to get the next ToolStripItem of a ToolStrip. The ArrowDirection enumeration coordinates with the Orientation property.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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

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

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