Microsoft® Visual Basic® Scripting Edition
Item Property
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Sets or returns an item for a specified key in a Dictionary object. For collections, returns an item based on the specified key. Read/write.
object.Item(key) [= newitem]

The Item property has the following parts:

Part Description
object Required. Always the name of a collection or Dictionary object.
key Required. Key associated with the item being retrieved or added.
newitem Optional. Used for Dictionary object only; no application for collections. If provided, newitem is the new value associated with the specified key.

If key is not found when changing an item, a new key is created with the specified newitem. If key is not found when attempting to return an existing item, a new key is created and its corresponding item is left empty.

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