Type.GetTypeFromProgID Method (String, Boolean)
Gets the type associated with the specified program identifier (ProgID), specifying whether to throw an exception if an error occurs while loading the type.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
- Type: System.String
The ProgID of the type to get.
- Type: System.Boolean
true to throw any exception that occurs.
false to ignore any exception that occurs.
Return ValueType: System.Type
The type associated with the specified program identifier (ProgID), if progID is a valid entry in the registry and a type is associated with it; otherwise, a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
The following example retrieves a type by passing a ProgID, specifying whether to throw an exception if the ProgID is invalid. The example then displays the ClassID related to the ProgID, along with any applicable exception message.
Requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
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