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ToolStripItem.AccessibleRole Property

Gets or sets the accessible role of the control, which specifies the type of user interface element of the control.

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

public AccessibleRole AccessibleRole { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.AccessibleRole
One of the AccessibleRole values. The default is PushButton.


The value assigned is not one of the AccessibleRole values.

The AccessibleRole property describes what kind of user interface element an object is. If the control's role cannot be determined, the AccessibleRole property is set to AccessibleRole.PushButton.

For more information about properties of accessible objects, see "Content of Descriptive Properties" in the "Active Accessibility" section of the MSDN Library, at

For samples, see the AccessibleObject class.

.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.