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Get Version Information Sample

File: ...\Samples\Solution\WINAPI\Getver.scx

This sample makes it possible for you to display version information from a .dll or .exe.

A new function called GetFileVersion( ) has been added to Foxtool.fll ,which makes it possible for you to obtain version information on a file. The following code illustrates how you can call the function. See Tools\Foxtools.hlp for details on the specific array elements.

SET LIBRARY TO FoxTools ADDITIVE
DIMENSION aFileVer[12]
nRetVal = GetFileVersion(GetFile("EXE"),@aFileVer) 
IF nRetVal = 0
   DISPLAY MEMO LIKE aFileVer
ENDIF
SET LIBRARY TO
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Visual FoxPro now makes it possible for you to add File Version information to EXE and DLL files at build time. This version information is stored in a file resource and can be accessed using the Windows Explorer. EXE files created in Visual FoxPro 3.0 will not have a file version resource.

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