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Version.Build Property

Gets the value of the build component of the version number for the current Version object.

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

public int Build { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The build number, or -1 if the build number is undefined.

For example, if the version number is 6.2.1.3, the build number is 1. If the version number is 6.2, the build number is undefined.

The following code example demonstrates the Version constructor, and Major, Minor, Build, Revision, MajorRevision, and MinorRevision properties.

// This example demonstrates the Version.Revision, 
// MajorRevision, and MinorRevision properties. 
using System;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {

    string fmtStd = "Standard version:\n" +
                    "  major.minor.build.revision = {0}.{1}.{2}.{3}";
    string fmtInt = "Interim version:\n" +
                    "  major.minor.build.majRev/minRev = {0}.{1}.{2}.{3}/{4}";

    Version std = new Version(2, 4, 1128, 2);
    Version interim = new Version(2, 4, 1128, (100 << 16) + 2);

    Console.WriteLine(fmtStd, std.Major, std.Minor, std.Build, std.Revision);
    Console.WriteLine(fmtInt, interim.Major, interim.Minor, interim.Build, 
                              interim.MajorRevision, interim.MinorRevision);
    }
}
/*
This code example produces the following results:

Standard version:
  major.minor.build.revision = 2.4.1128.2
Interim version:
  major.minor.build.majRev/minRev = 2.4.1128.100/2

*/

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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