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Console.Title Property

Gets or sets the title to display in the console title bar.

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

public static string Title { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The string to be displayed in the title bar of the console. The maximum length of the title string is 24500 characters.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

In a get operation, the retrieved title is longer than 24500 characters.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

In a set operation, the specified title is longer than 24500 characters.

ArgumentNullException

In a set operation, the specified title is null.

IOException

An I/O error occurred.

Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition Platform Note: The maximum length of the title string is 127 ANSI characters. Unicode characters are not supported.

This example demonstrates the Title property. The example displays the current title of the operating system window, waits for a key press, then displays a new title.


// This example demonstrates the Console.Title property.
using System;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
    Console.WriteLine("The current console title is: \"{0}\"",
                      Console.Title);
    Console.WriteLine("  (Press any key to change the console title.)");
    Console.ReadKey(true);
    Console.Title = "The title has changed!";
    Console.WriteLine("Note that the new console title is \"{0}\"\n" +
                      "  (Press any key to quit.)", Console.Title);
    Console.ReadKey(true);
    }
}
/*
This example produces the following results:

>myTitle
The current console title is: "Command Prompt - myTitle"
  (Press any key to change the console title.)
Note that the new console title is "The title has changed!"
  (Press any key to quit.)

*/


.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.

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