Form.MainMenuStrip Property

Gets or sets the primary menu container for the form.

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

[TypeConverterAttribute(typeof(ReferenceConverter))]
public MenuStrip MainMenuStrip { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.MenuStrip
A MenuStrip that represents the container for the menu structure of the form. The default is null.

In addition to setting the MainMenuStrip property, you must Add the MenuStrip control to the Controls collection of the form.

The MenuStrip class supersedes the MainMenu class in previous versions of the .NET Framework.

.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.
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