CreateObject Method (String)
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HttpServerUtility.CreateObject Method (String)

Creates a server instance of a COM object identified by the object's programmatic identifier (ProgID).

Namespace: System.Web
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public Object CreateObject (
	string progID
public Object CreateObject (
	String progID
public function CreateObject (
	progID : String
) : Object
Not applicable.



The class or type of object to create an instance of.

Return Value

The new object.

Exception typeCondition


An instance of the object could not be created.

The following example creates an object by using the object's ProgID.

Object MyObject;
MyObject = Server.CreateObject("Acme.Component.3");

Object myObject;
myObject = get_Server().CreateObject("Acme.Component.3");

var myObject : Object
myObject = Server.CreateObject("Acme.Component.3")

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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