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Posted on 2004-10-04
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Hi,

I am using VS 2003 to write a C# smart device application.  What do I have to do so that when I check the properties of the exe generated, I can see a version number other than 0.0.0.0?  Also, how can I obtain the version at runtime?

Thank you,
Joe
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look at the assemblyInfo.cs (in the solution explorer) file of your project, you'll see all the information you need there, and it explains how to activate it
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Try this,

System.Version ver = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetName().Version;
int b = ver.Build;      // 1740
int m = ver.Major;      // 1
int n = ver.Minor;      // 0
int r = ver.Revision;      // 21027
string verNum = ver.ToString();      // 1.0.1740.21027
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by:joeslow
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Hi,

I can see the AssemblyInfo.cs in a normal desktop application but not on my smart device application (.netcf).  Any ideas on how to do it there?

Thanks,
Joe
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by:joeslow
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Hi,

Thanks for your help.  I ended up just copying an AssemblyInfo.cs from another project to the .netcf one and added it.  Then I can set the version info there.

Joe
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