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HttpCapabilitiesBase.Version Property

Gets the full version number (integer and decimal) of the browser as a string.

Namespace: System.Web.Configuration
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public string Version { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_Version ()

public function get Version () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

The full version number of the browser as a string.

The Version property returns a string. In some scenarios, the Version property might contain letter characters, as in the case of a browser or client device that is a beta version such as "7.0b." To correctly get the version as a data type that can be used in a numeric comparison, concatenate the MajorVersion and MinorVersion property values.

The following code example shows how to determine the Version of the browser. The MajorVersion property and MinorVersion property are concatenated and the result is used to determine whether the browser version is greater than 5.01.

<%@ page language="C#"%>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<script runat="server">
    void Page_Load(Object Sender, EventArgs e)

    void CheckBrowserCaps()
        String labelText = "";
        System.Web.HttpBrowserCapabilities myBrowserCaps = Request.Browser;
        if (Double.Parse(((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).Version, System.Globalization.CultureInfo.InvariantCulture) > 5.01)
            labelText = "Browser version is greater than 5.01.";
            labelText = "Browser version is less than or equal to 5.01.";

        Label1.Text = labelText;

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
    <title>Browser Capabilities Sample</title>
    <form runat="server" id="form1">
            Browser Capabilities:
            <p/><asp:Label ID="Label1" Runat="server" />

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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