OutOfBrowserSettings.ShortName Property

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Updated: September 2010

Gets the short version of the application title.

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


Public ReadOnly Property ShortName As String
public string ShortName { get; }
<OutOfBrowserSettings ShortName="string" />

Property Value

Type: System.String
The short version of the application title.


The value of this property is used in the out-of-browser installation dialog box and on the installed application shortcuts.

This property is required, but it is read-only at run time, but you can set it in the out-of-browser configuration. For more information, see How to: Configure an Application for Out-of-Browser Support.


The ShortName value must remain the same across multiple versions of an application for the update mechanism to work correctly.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Change History




September 2010

Added note about ShortName restriction.

Customer feedback.