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)

[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Unrestricted = true)]
public Object CreateObject(
	string progID


Type: System.String

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

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The new object.


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");

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

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

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