Console.Title Property

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

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

static member Title : string with 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.


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


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


In a set operation, the specified title is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


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.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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