Microsoft® Visual Basic® Scripting Edition
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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.