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ToolStripDropDownMenu.CreateDefaultItem Method

Creates a default ToolStripMenuItem with the specified text, image, and event handler on a new ToolStripDropDownMenu.

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

protected internal override ToolStripItem CreateDefaultItem(
	string text,
	Image image,
	EventHandler onClick
)

Parameters

text
Type: System.String

The text to use for the ToolStripMenuItem. If the text parameter is a hyphen (-), this method creates a ToolStripSeparator.

image
Type: System.Drawing.Image

The Image to display on the ToolStripMenuItem.

onClick
Type: System.EventHandler

An event handler that raises the Click event when the ToolStripMenuItem is clicked.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem
A ToolStripMenuItem, or a ToolStripSeparator if the text parameter is a hyphen (-).

Use the CreateDefaultItem method to add a ToolStripMenuItem with commonly used characteristics to a ToolStripDropDownMenu.

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
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