Executable file version information

This class reads version information from executable file header. It is useful because any changes made to the VS_VERSION_INFO in the resource editor  automatically update associated controls.

VersionInfo1.gif (7612 bytes)

CExecImageVersion class have following methods:

CString GetSpecialBuild();
CString GetPrivateBuild();
CString GetLegalTrademarks();
CString GetInternalName();
CString GetFileVersion();
CString GetFileDescription();
CString GetComments();
CString GetCopyright();
CString GetCompanyName();
CString GetProductVersion();
CString GetProductName();
Declare instance of this class:

CExecImageVersion ver;
OR

CExecImageVersion ver("yourexe.exe");
m_strCompany = ver.GetCompanyName(); m_strComment = ver.GetComments(); m_strCopy = ver.GetCopyright(); m_strFileDescr = ver.GetFileDescription(); m_strFileVer = ver.GetFileVersion(); m_strIntName = ver.GetInternalName(); m_strPrivBuild = ver.GetPrivateBuild(); m_strProductName = ver.GetProductName(); m_strProductVer = ver.GetProductVersion(); m_strSpecialBuild = ver.GetSpecialBuild(); m_strTrademarks = ver.GetLegalTrademarks();

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Date Last Updated: April 4, 1999



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