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Version.ToString Method (Int32)

Converts the value of the current Version object to its equivalent String representation. A specified count indicates the number of components to return.

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

public string ToString(
	int fieldCount
)

Parameters

fieldCount
Type: System.Int32

The number of components to return. The fieldCount ranges from 0 to 4.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The String representation of the values of the major, minor, build, and revision components of the current Version object, each separated by a period character ('.'). The fieldCount parameter determines how many components are returned.

fieldCount

Return Value

0

An empty string ("").

1

major

2

major.minor

3

major.minor.build

4

major.minor.build.revision

For example, if you create Version object using the constructor Version(1,3,5), ToString(2) returns "1.3" and ToString(4) throws an exception.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

fieldCount is less than 0, or more than 4.

-or-

fieldCount is more than the number of components defined in the current Version object.

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, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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