Type::GetTypeFromProgID Method (String^)

 

Gets the type associated with the specified program identifier (ProgID), returning null if an error is encountered while loading the Type.

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

public:
[SecurityCriticalAttribute]
static Type^ GetTypeFromProgID(
	String^ progID
)

Parameters

progID
Type: System::String^

The ProgID of the type to get.

Return Value

Type: System::Type^

The type associated with the specified ProgID, if progID is a valid entry in the registry and a type is associated with it; otherwise, null.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

progID is null.

This method is provided for COM support. ProgIDs are not used in the Microsoft .NET Framework because they have been superseded by the concept of namespace.

SecurityCriticalAttribute

Requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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