Selector.SelectedItem Property

Gets or sets the first item in the current selection or returns null if the selection is empty

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls.Primitives
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

'Declaration
<BindableAttribute(True)> _
Public Property SelectedItem As Object
<object>
  <object.SelectedItem>
    <Object .../>
  </object.SelectedItem>
</object>

Property Value

Type: System.Object
The first item in the current selection or Nothing if the selection is empty.

If a Selector supports selecting a single item, the SelectedItem property returns the selected item. If a Selector supports multiple selections, SelectedItem returns the item that the user selected first.

Setting SelectedItem in a Selector that supports multiple selections clears existing selected items and sets the selection to the item specified.

The following example gets the SelectedItem from a ListBox.

Private Sub PrintText(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As SelectionChangedEventArgs)

    Dim lbsender As ListBox
    Dim li As ListBoxItem

    lbsender = CType(sender, ListBox)
    li = CType(lbsender.SelectedItem, ListBoxItem)
    tb.Text = "   You selected " & li.Content.ToString & "." 
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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