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.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
<SecurityCriticalAttribute> Public Shared Function GetTypeFromProgID ( progID As String ) As Type
The ProgID of the type to get.
Return ValueType: 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.
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 ProgIDs are not used in the Microsoft .NET Framework because they have been superseded by the concept of namespace.
Requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.
Available since 1.1