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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)

'Declaration
<BrowsableAttribute(False)> _
Public ReadOnly Property ProductName As String
'Usage
Dim instance As Control 
Dim value As String 

value = instance.ProductName

Property Value

Type: System.String
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 Sub AboutDialog_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
   ' Display the application information in the label. 
   Me.labelVersionInfo.Text = _
      Me.CompanyName + "  " + _
      Me.ProductName + "  Version: " + _
      Me.ProductVersion
   End Sub

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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