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ListView.ListViewItemCollection.Insert Method (Int32, String, String, String)

Creates a new item with the specified key, text, and image, and adds it to the collection at the specified index.

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

public virtual ListViewItem Insert(
	int index,
	string key,
	string text,
	string imageKey


Type: System.Int32
The zero-based index location where the item is inserted.
Type: System.String
The Name of the item.
Type: System.String
The text of the item.
Type: System.String
The key of the image to display for the item.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.ListViewItem
The ListViewItem added to the collection.


The index parameter is less than 0 or greater than the value of the Count property of the ListView.ListViewItemCollection.

The Insert method sets the Name property of the item to the specified key, so the item can be retrieved by its index or by key.

.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.