StringFileInfo Block

Windows CE 3.0

A string information block has the following form:

BLOCK "StringFileInfo" {  BLOCK "lang-charset" { VALUE "string-name", "value" . . . } }

Parameters

lang-charset
Specifies a language and character-set identifier pair. It is a hexadecimal string consisting of the concatenation of the language and character set identifiers specified in Remarks.
string-name
Specifies the name of a value in the block and is one of the predefined names specified in Remarks.
value
Specifies, as a character string, the value of the corresponding string name. More than one VALUE statement can be specified.

Remarks

The lang-charset parameter specifies one of the language codes shown in the following table.

Code Language Code Language
0x0401 Arabic 0x0415 Polish
0x0402 Bulgarian 0x0416 Portuguese (Brazil)
0x0403 Catalan 0x0417 Rhaeto-Romanic
0x0404 Traditional Chinese 0x0418 Romanian
0x0405 Czech 0x0419 Russian
0x0406 Danish 0x041A Croato-Serbian (Latin)
0x0407 German 0x041B Slovak
0x0408 Greek 0x041C Albanian
0x0409 U.S. English 0x041D Swedish
0x040A Castilian Spanish 0x041E Thai
0x040B Finnish 0x041F Turkish
0x040C French 0x0420 Urdu
0x040D Hebrew 0x0421 Bahasa
0x040E Hungarian 0x0804 Simplified Chinese
0x040F Icelandic 0x0807 Swiss German
0x0410 Italian 0x0809 U.K. English
0x0411 Japanese 0x080A Mexican Spanish
0x0412 Korean 0x080C Belgian French
0x0413 Dutch 0x0C0C Canadian French
0x0414 Norwegian – Bokml 0x100C Swiss French
0x0810 Swiss Italian 0x0816 Portuguese
0x0813 Belgian Dutch 0x081A Serbo-Croatian (Cyrillic)
0x0814 Norwegian – Nynorsk    

The lang-charset parameter also specifies one of the character set identifiers shown in the following table.

Identifier Character Set
0 7-bit ASCII
932 Japan (Shift – JIS X-0208)
949 Korea (Shift – KSC 5601)
950 Taiwan (Big5)
1200 Unicode
1250 Latin-2 (Eastern European)
1251 Cyrillic
1252 Multilingual
1253 Greek
1254 Turkish
1255 Hebrew
1256 Arabic

The string-name parameter specifies one of the following predefined names:

Value Description
Comments Specifies additional information that should be displayed for diagnostic purposes.
CompanyName Specifies the company that produced the file — for example, "Microsoft Corporation" or "Standard Microsystems Corporation, Inc." This string is required.
FileDescription Specifies a file description to be presented to users. This string may be displayed in a list box when the user is choosing files to install — for example, "Keyboard Driver for AT-Style Keyboards". This string is required.
FileVersion Specifies the version number of the file — for example, "3.10" or "5.00.rc2". This string is required.
InternalName Specifies the internal name of the file, if one exists — for example, a module name if the file is a DLL. If the file has no internal name, this string should be the original file name, without extension. This string is required.
LegalCopyright Specifies all copyright notices that apply to the file. This should include the full text of all notices, legal symbols, copyright dates, and so on — for example, "Copyright © Microsoft Corporation 1990–1998". This string is optional.
LegalTrademarks Specifies all trademarks and registered trademarks that apply to the file. This should include the full text of all notices, legal symbols, trademark numbers, and so on. This string is optional.
OriginalFilename Specifies the original name of the file, not including a path. This information enables an application to determine whether a file has been renamed by a user. The format of the name depends on the file system for which the file was created. This string is required.
PrivateBuild Specifies information about a private version of the file — for example, "Built by TESTER1 on \TESTBED". This string should be present only if VS_FF_PRIVATEBUILD is specified in the fileflags parameter of the root block.
ProductName Specifies the name of the product with which the file is distributed. This string is required.
ProductVersion Specifies the version of the product with which the file is distributed — for example, "3.10" or "5.00.rc2". This string is required.
SpecialBuild Specifies how this version of the file differs from the standard version. This string should be present only if VS_FF_SPECIALBUILD is specified in the fileflags parameter of the root block.

 Last updated on Tuesday, July 13, 2004

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