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ToolStripItem.Select Method

Selects the item.

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

public void Select()

The following code example demonstrates how to call the Select method. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ToolStripItem class.

// This method handles the Click event for the button.
// it selects the first item in the ToolStrip control
// by using the ToolStripITem.Select method.
private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    RolloverItem item = this.toolStrip1.Items[0] as RolloverItem;

    if (item != null)


.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.