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getComponentVersion Method

This topic documents a feature of Binary Behaviors, which are obsolete as of Internet Explorer 10.

Obsolete. Retrieves the version of the specified component.

Syntax

sVersion = clientCaps.getComponentVersion(sID, sIDType)

Parameters

sID Required. A String that specifies any of the component identifiers listed in the Detectable Components in Internet Explorer document.
sIDType Required. A String that specifies the case-insensitive type of the identifier specified in sID, or the following value:
componentid
Active Setup identifier of the component.

Return Value

String. Returns the version number of the component, if it is installed, or null otherwise.

Remarks

 New for Windows Internet Explorer 9 Internet Explorer 9. Obsolete. Do not use.

Only Internet Explorer components are detected by this method. If a component identifier of a third-party component is specified, the method returns null .

Example

This example detects whether the Microsoft virtual machine is installed and, if it is, uses the getComponentVersion method to indicate the version of the component currently installed.


<HTML xmlns:IE>
<HEAD>
<STYLE>
@media all {
      IE\:clientCaps {behavior:url(#default#clientcaps)}
}
</STYLE>
</HEAD>

<BODY>
<IE:clientCaps ID="oClientCaps" />

<SCRIPT>
    sMSvmVersion = oClientCaps.getComponentVersion("{08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608500}",
    "ComponentID"); 
</SCRIPT>   

 :
</BODY>

Code example: http://samples.msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/samples/author/behaviors/clientcaps/isMSvmThere.htm

Applies To

clientCaps

See Also

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