Type.GetTypeFromProgID Method (String, String)
Gets the type associated with the specified program identifier (progID) from the specified server, returning null if an error is encountered while loading the type.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
[<SecurityCriticalAttribute>] static member GetTypeFromProgID : progID:string * server:string -> Type
The progID of the type to get.
The server from which to load the type. If the server name is null, this method automatically reverts to the local machine.
Return ValueType: System.Type
The type associated with the specified program identifier (progID), if progID is a valid entry in the registry and a type is associated with it; otherwise, null.
This method is provided for COM support. Program IDs are not used in Microsoft .NET Framework because they have been superseded by the concept of namespace.
Requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.
Available since 1.1