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.GetTypeFromProgID Method (String)
Gets the type associated with the specified program identifier (ProgID), returning null if an error is encountered while loading the
public static Type GetTypeFromProgID(
Parameters progID Type: System .String
The ProgID of the type to get.
System .Type The type associated with the specified ProgID, if progID is a valid entry in the registry and a type is associated with it; otherwise, . null
This method is provided for COM support. ProgIDs are not used in the Microsoft .NET Framework because they have been superseded by the concept of namespace.
Supported in: 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
Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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.