This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

TreeNode.Checked Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the tree node is in a checked state.

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

public bool Checked { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the tree node is in a checked state; otherwise, false.

The following code example highlights any TreeNode objects a TreeView control that has its Checked property set to true by setting its BackColor property to Yellow. This code requires that you have a TreeView control on a Form with a collection of TreeNode objects.

public void HighlightCheckedNodes()
{
   int countIndex = 0;
   string selectedNode = "Selected customer nodes are : ";
   foreach (TreeNode myNode in myTreeView.Nodes[0].Nodes)
   {
      // Check whether the tree node is checked. 
      if(myNode.Checked)
      {
         // Set the node's backColor.
         myNode.BackColor = Color.Yellow;
         selectedNode += myNode.Text+" ";
         countIndex++;
      }
      else
         myNode.BackColor = Color.White;
   }

   if(countIndex > 0)
      MessageBox.Show(selectedNode);
   else
      MessageBox.Show("No nodes are selected");
}

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, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0
Show: