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Control.ProductName Property

Gets the product name of the assembly containing the control.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public string ProductName { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_ProductName ()

public function get ProductName () : String

Property Value

The product name of the assembly containing the control.

The ProductName property is a read-only property. To change the value of this property, set the Product property value of the AssemblyProductAttribute. The following line of C# code sets the ProductName property.

 [assembly: AssemblyProduct("MyApplication")]
NoteNote

It is strongly recommended that you provide the company name, product name, and product version. Providing this information enables the use of Windows Forms features such as Application.UserAppDataPath that make it easier to write applications that comply with the "Certified for Windows" program. For more information about the Certified for Windows program, see http://msdn.microsoft.com/certification.

The following code example displays information about the application in a Label contained by a Form. This example requires that the CompanyName, ProductName and ProductVersion have been set.

private void AboutDialog_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
   // Display the application information in the label.
   this.labelVersionInfo.Text = 
      this.CompanyName + "  " + 
      this.ProductName + "  Version: " +
      this.ProductVersion;  
}

private void AboutDialog_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    // Display the application information in the label.
    this.labelVersionInfo.set_Text(this.get_CompanyName() + "  " 
        + this.get_ProductName() + "  Version: " 
        + this.get_ProductVersion());
} //AboutDialog_Load

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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