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how to call a ToolStripMenuItem from a control collection

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Hi

Is there a way to call a toolstripmenuitem from a control collection???

for example I have a toostripmenuitem named "test"

"test" is located in the contextmenustrip "testmenu"

it is possible to call it like this?????:

if me.controls("test").name = "hello" then
........
endif

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Mike Tomlinson earned 2000 total points
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No.  ContextMenuStrips work differently than a regular container (like a Form or Panel).

A ContextMenuStrip has an Items() collection, containing ToolStripItem instances (not instance of Control).

Thus you'd have to do:
        Dim tsi As ToolStripItem = testmenu.Items("test")
        If Not IsNothing(tsi) Then
            MessageBox.Show(tsi.Text)
        End If

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thanks!!
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