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Marshal.GenerateProgIdForType Method

Returns a programmatic identifier (ProgID) for the specified type.

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

public static string GenerateProgIdForType(
	Type type
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Type

The type to get a ProgID for.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The ProgID of the specified type.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The type parameter is not a class that can be create by COM. The class must be public, have a public default constructor, and be COM visible.

ArgumentNullException

The type parameter is null.

If the type has a ProgID in the metadata, that ProgID is returned. Otherwise, a ProgID is generated based on the fully qualified name of the type.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

    requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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