ListView.ListViewItemCollection.Insert Method (Int32, String)


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Creates a new item and inserts it into the collection at the specified index.

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

public ListViewItem Insert(
	int index,
	string text


Type: System.Int32

The zero-based index location where the item is inserted.

Type: System.String

The text to display for the item.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.ListViewItem

The ListViewItem that was inserted into the collection.

Exception Condition

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

This version of the Insert method allows you to insert a new item at a specific position in the ListView.ListViewItemCollection. The text specified in the text parameter is used to create a new ListViewItem that is then inserted into the ListView.ListViewItemCollection at the specified location.


If the ListView.Sorting property is set to a value other than SortOrder.None or if the ListViewItemSorter property is set, the list is sorted after the item is inserted.

To add an item without specifying a specific position in the collection, use the Add method. If you want to add an array of items to the collection, use the AddRange method. You can use this method if you want to insert a new item into an existing collection of items.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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