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FileVersionInfo.ProductVersion Property

Gets the version of the product this file is distributed with.

[Visual Basic]
Public ReadOnly Property ProductVersion As String
[C#]
public string ProductVersion {get;}
[C++]
public: __property String* get_ProductVersion();
[JScript]
public function get ProductVersion() : String;

Property Value

The version of the product this file is distributed with.

Remarks

Typically, a version number is displayed as "major number.minor number.build number.private part number". A product version number is a 64-bit number that holds the version number as follows:

Example

The following example calls GetVersionInfo to get the FileVersionInfo for the Notepad. Then it prints the ProductVersion in a text box. This code assumes textBox1 has been instantiated.

[Visual Basic] 
Private Sub GetProductVersion()
    ' Get the file version for the notepad.
    Dim myFileVersionInfo As FileVersionInfo = _
        FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo("%systemroot%\Notepad.exe")
    
    ' Print the product version number.
    textBox1.Text = "Product version number: " & myFileVersionInfo.ProductVersion
End Sub 'GetProductVersion

[C#] 
private void GetProductVersion() {
    // Get the file version for the notepad.
    FileVersionInfo myFileVersionInfo = FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo("%systemroot%\\Notepad.exe");
 
    // Print the product version number.
    textBox1.Text = "Product version number: " + myFileVersionInfo.ProductVersion;
 }
    

[C++] 
private:
void GetProductVersion() {
    // Get the file version for the notepad.
    FileVersionInfo* myFileVersionInfo = FileVersionInfo::GetVersionInfo(S"%systemroot%\\Notepad.exe");
 
    // Print the product version number.
    textBox1->Text = String::Format( S"Product version number: {0}", myFileVersionInfo->ProductVersion );
 }
    

[JScript] 
private function GetProductVersion() {
    //Get the file version for the notepad.
    var myFileVersionInfo : FileVersionInfo = FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo("%systemroot%\\Notepad.exe");
 
    //Print the product version number.
    textBox1.Text = "Product version number: " + myFileVersionInfo.ProductVersion;
 }
    

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

FileVersionInfo Class | FileVersionInfo Members | System.Diagnostics Namespace | ProductBuildPart | ProductMinorPart | ProductMajorPart | ProductPrivatePart

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