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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)

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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0