How to get the current product version in C#

How to get the current product version in C#

VersionNumber = System.Reflection.Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetName().Version.ToString();

[assembly: AssemblyVersion(“”)] //this the place to update the version

Fie AssemblyInfo.cs

using System.Reflection;

using System.Runtime.CompilerServices;

using System.Runtime.InteropServices;

// General Information about an assembly is controlled through the following

// set of attributes. Change these attribute values to modify the information

// associated with an assembly.

[assembly: AssemblyTitle(“Listener_1”)]

[assembly: AssemblyDescription(“”)]

[assembly: AssemblyConfiguration(“”)]

[assembly: AssemblyCompany(“Clal Insurance”)]

[assembly: AssemblyProduct(“Listener_1”)]

[assembly: AssemblyCopyright(“Copyright © Clal Insurance 2015”)]

[assembly: AssemblyTrademark(“”)]

[assembly: AssemblyCulture(“”)]

// Setting ComVisible to false makes the types in this assembly not visible

// to COM components. If you need to access a type in this assembly from

// COM, set the ComVisible attribute to true on that type.

[assembly: ComVisible(false)]

// The following GUID is for the ID of the typelib if this project is exposed to COM

[assembly: Guid(“3e814d74-a336-4a5e-bd6c-0162898c3045”)]

// Version information for an assembly consists of the following four values:


// Major Version

// Minor Version

// Build Number

// Revision


// You can specify all the values or you can default the Build and Revision Numbers

// by using the ‘*’ as shown below:

// [assembly: AssemblyVersion(“1.0.*”)]

[assembly: AssemblyVersion(“”)]    //////////// HERE YOU UPDATE THE VERSION

[assembly: AssemblyFileVersion(“”)]


Exclude comments when searching in Visual Studio

Exclude comments when searching in Visual Studio


use regular this expression –


  • ^ from beginning of line
  • ~( NOT the following
  • :b* any number of white spaces, followed by
  • // the comment start
  • ) end of NOT
  • .* any character may appear before
  • your_search_term your search term 🙂


How to add xml-stylesheet tags to an XML file using C#

XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
        "type='text/xsl' href='xslFile.xslt'"));

- OR -

XmlDocument xDoc = new XmlDocument();
XmlProcessingInstruction pi = xDoc.CreateProcessingInstruction(
    "type=\"text/xsl\" href=\"cdcatalog.xsl\"");

MS Script Debugger missing – solved

When installing QTP/UFT you select to install Microsoft Script Debugger.

Now MS removed it from their site.

see here for solution (download and install it manually)

the file name is scd10en.exe/zip so you can search for it yourself.