NewGuid Method

Guid.NewGuid Method ()


Initializes a new instance of the Guid structure.

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

public static Guid NewGuid()

Return Value

Type: System.Guid

A new GUID object.

This is a convenient static method that you can call to get a new Guid. The method wraps a call to the Windows CoCreateGuid function. The returned Guid is guaranteed to not equal Guid.Empty.

The following code example creates and displays the values of two Guid objects.

// This code example demonstrates the Guid.NewGuid() method.

using System;

class Sample 
    public static void Main() 
    Guid g;
// Create and display the value of two GUIDs.
    g = Guid.NewGuid();

This code example produces the following results:



Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
Return to top
© 2015 Microsoft