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Control.CompanyName Property


Gets the name of the company or creator of the application containing the control.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public string CompanyName { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The company name or creator of the application containing the control.

The CompanyName property is a read-only property. To change the value of this property, set the Company property value of the AssemblyCompanyAttribute. The following line of C# code sets the CompanyName property.

[assembly: AssemblyCompany("Microsoft")]

It is strongly recommended that you provide the company name, product name, and product version for your app.

The following code example displays information about the application in a Label contained by a Form. This example requires that the CompanyName, ProductName and ProductVersion have been set.

private void AboutDialog_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
   // Display the application information in the label.
   this.labelVersionInfo.Text = 
      this.CompanyName + "  " + 
      this.ProductName + "  Version: " +

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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