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Application Properties


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You can set general application properties for Visual Basic, C#, and F# applications, such as application type, startup object, and assembly information, in the Application pane of the Project Designer.

The following tasks can be accomplished in the Application pane:

  • Specify assembly information

  • Specify a splash screen for an application

  • Specify application-level events

  • Change an assembly name

  • Change the namespace for an application

  • Change the application type

  • Change the Startup object for an application

  • Specify an application icon

  • Enable Windows XP visual styles

  • Specify instancing behavior for an application

  • Enable custom user authentication

  • Specify shutdown behavior for an application

The tasks available for your application depend on the development language being used.

How to: Specify an Application Icon (Visual Basic, C#)

Application Page, Project Designer (Visual Basic)
Application Page, Project Designer (C#)
Introduction to the Project Designer
Publishing ClickOnce Applications
Securing ClickOnce Applications
Managing Debugging Properties
Managing Compilation Properties
Managing Application Resources (.NET)
Managing Application Settings (.NET)