FileVersionInfo.ToString Method ()


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Returns a partial list of properties in the FileVersionInfo and their values.

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

public override string ToString()

Return Value

Type: System.String

A list of the following properties in this class and their values:

FileName, InternalName, OriginalFilename, FileVersion, FileDescription, ProductName, ProductVersion, IsDebug, IsPatched, IsPreRelease, IsPrivateBuild, IsSpecialBuild,


If the file did not contain version information, this list will contain only the name of the requested file. Boolean values will be false, and all other entries will be null.

The following example calls GetVersionInfo to get the FileVersionInfo for the Notepad. Then it calls ToString to print a list of the file version information in a text box. This code assumes textBox1 has been instantiated.

private void GetFileVersion2()
    // Get the file version for the notepad.
    FileVersionInfo myFileVersionInfo =
        FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo(Environment.SystemDirectory + "\\Notepad.exe");

    // Print all the version information.
    textBox1.Text = myFileVersionInfo.ToString();

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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