ApplicationId Class

Contains information used to uniquely identify a manifest-based application. This class cannot be inherited.

System.Object
  System.ApplicationId

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

[SerializableAttribute]
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public sealed class ApplicationId

The ApplicationId type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodApplicationIdInitializes a new instance of the ApplicationId class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyCultureGets a string representing the culture information for the application.
Public propertyNameGets the name of the application.
Public propertyProcessorArchitectureGets the target processor architecture for the application.
Public propertyPublicKeyTokenGets the public key token for the application.
Public propertyVersionGets the version of the application.
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  NameDescription
Public methodCopyCreates and returns an identical copy of the current application identity.
Public methodEqualsDetermines whether the specified ApplicationId object is equivalent to the current ApplicationId. (Overrides Object.Equals(Object).)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeGets the hash code for the current application identity. (Overrides Object.GetHashCode().)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringCreates and returns a string representation of the application identity. (Overrides Object.ToString().)
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An application identity consists of the publisher's public key, the application name, the target processor architecture, the application culture, and the application version. The application identity properties values correspond to information contained in the application manifest. For more information about the application manifest, see ClickOnce Application Manifest.

ApplicationId is used by the ApplicationSecurityInfo class to identify a manifest-based application.

The following code example displays the ApplicationId properties by obtaining the ApplicationId from an ApplicationSecurityInfo instance created using the ActivationContext for the currently executing manifest-based application.


using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Text;
using System.Security.Policy;
using System.Reflection;
using System.Security;
using System.Security.Permissions;

namespace ActivationContextSample
{
    public class Program : MarshalByRefObject
    {
        [SecurityPermission(SecurityAction.Demand, ControlDomainPolicy = true)]
        public static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            Console.WriteLine("Full name = " +
                AppDomain.CurrentDomain.ActivationContext.Identity.FullName);
            Console.WriteLine("Code base = " +
                AppDomain.CurrentDomain.ActivationContext.Identity.CodeBase);
            ApplicationSecurityInfo asi = new ApplicationSecurityInfo(AppDomain.CurrentDomain.ActivationContext);

            Console.WriteLine("ApplicationId.Name property = " + asi.ApplicationId.Name);
            if (asi.ApplicationId.Culture != null)
                Console.WriteLine("ApplicationId.Culture property = " + asi.ApplicationId.Culture.ToString());
            Console.WriteLine("ApplicationId.ProcessorArchitecture property = " + asi.ApplicationId.ProcessorArchitecture);
            Console.WriteLine("ApplicationId.Version property = " + asi.ApplicationId.Version);
            // To display the value of the public key, enumerate the Byte array for the property.
            Console.Write("ApplicationId.PublicKeyToken property = ");
            byte[] pk = asi.ApplicationId.PublicKeyToken;
            for (int i = 0; i < pk.GetLength(0); i++)
                Console.Write("{0:x}", pk[i]);

            Console.Read();
        }

        public void Run()
        {
            Main(new string[] { });
            Console.ReadLine();
        }
    }
}


.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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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