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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)

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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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