Console.Title Console.Title Console.Title Console.Title Property

Definition

Gets or sets the title to display in the console title bar.

public:
 static property System::String ^ Title { System::String ^ get(); void set(System::String ^ value); };
public static string Title { get; set; }
member this.Title : string with get, set
Public Shared Property Title As String
Property Value

The string to be displayed in the title bar of the console. The maximum length of the title string is 24500 characters.

Exceptions

In a get operation, the retrieved title is longer than 24500 characters.

In a set operation, the specified title is longer than 24500 characters.

Examples

This example demonstrates the Title property. The example displays the current title of the operating system window, waits for a key press, then displays a new title.

// This example demonstrates the Console.Title property.
using namespace System;
int main()
{
   Console::WriteLine( "The current console title is: \"{0}\"", Console::Title );
   Console::WriteLine( "  (Press any key to change the console title.)" );
   Console::ReadKey( true );
   Console::Title = "The title has changed!";
   Console::WriteLine( "Note that the new console title is \"{0}\"\n"
   "  (Press any key to quit.)", Console::Title );
   Console::ReadKey( true );
}

/*
This example produces the following results:

>myTitle
The current console title is: "Command Prompt - myTitle"
  (Press any key to change the console title.)
Note that the new console title is "The title has changed!"
  (Press any key to quit.)

*/
// This example demonstrates the Console.Title property.
using System;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
    Console.WriteLine("The current console title is: \"{0}\"",
                      Console.Title);
    Console.WriteLine("  (Press any key to change the console title.)");
    Console.ReadKey(true);
    Console.Title = "The title has changed!";
    Console.WriteLine("Note that the new console title is \"{0}\"\n" +
                      "  (Press any key to quit.)", Console.Title);
    Console.ReadKey(true);
    }
}
/*
This example produces the following results:

>myTitle
The current console title is: "Command Prompt - myTitle"
  (Press any key to change the console title.)
Note that the new console title is "The title has changed!"
  (Press any key to quit.)

*/
' This example demonstrates the Console.Title property.
Imports System
Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic

Class Sample
   Public Shared Sub Main()
      Console.WriteLine("The current console title is: ""{0}""", Console.Title)
      Console.WriteLine("  (Press any key to change the console title.)")
      Console.ReadKey(True)
      Console.Title = "The title has changed!"
      Console.WriteLine("Note that the new console title is ""{0}""" & vbCrLf & _
                        "  (Press any key to quit.)", Console.Title)
      Console.ReadKey(True)
   End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample
'
'This example produces the following results:
'
'>myTitle
'The current console title is: "Command Prompt - myTitle"
'  (Press any key to change the console title.)
'Note that the new console title is "The title has changed!"
'  (Press any key to quit.)
'

Security

UIPermission
for modifying safe top-level windows and subwindows. Associated enumeration: SafeTopLevelWindows

Applies to