AccessibleRole Property

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

public AccessibleRole AccessibleRole { get; set; }
/** @property */
public AccessibleRole get_AccessibleRole ()

/** @property */
public void set_AccessibleRole (AccessibleRole value)

public function get AccessibleRole () : AccessibleRole

public function set AccessibleRole (value : AccessibleRole)

Not applicable.

Property Value

One of the AccessibleRole values. The default is PushButton.

Exception typeCondition


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.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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