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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)

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
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")]
NoteNote

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: " +
      this.ProductVersion;  
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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