<description> Element (ClickOnce Deployment)
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Identifies application information used to create a shell presence and an Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.
<description publisher product suiteName supportUrl />
description element is required and is in the
urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1 namespace. It contains no child elements and has the following attributes.
|Required. Identifies the company name used for icon placement in the Windows Start menu and the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel, when the deployment is configured for install.|
|Required. Identifies the full product name. Used as the title for the icon installed in the Windows Start menu.|
|Optional. Identifies a subfolder within the |
|Optional. Specifies a support URL that is shown in the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel. A shortcut to this URL is also created for application support in the Windows Start menu, when the deployment is configured for installation.|
The description element is required in all deployment configurations.
The following code example illustrates a
description element in a ClickOnce deployment manifest. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ClickOnce Deployment Manifest topic.
<description asmv2:publisher="My Company Name" asmv2:product="My Application" xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1" />