<description> Element (ClickOnce Deployment)

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Identifies application information used to create a shell presence and an Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.

Syntax

  
      <description   
   publisher   
   product  
   suiteName  
   supportUrl  
/>  

Elements and Attributes

The description element is required and is in the urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1 namespace. It contains no child elements and has the following attributes.

Attribute Description
publisher Required. Identifies the company name used for icon placement in the Windows Start menu and the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel, when the deployment is configured for install.
product Required. Identifies the full product name. Used as the title for the icon installed in the Windows Start menu.
suiteName Optional. Identifies a subfolder within the publisher folder in the Windows Start menu.
supportUrl Optional. Specifies a support URL that is shown in the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel. A shortcut to this URL is also created for application support in the Windows Start menu, when the deployment is configured for installation.

Remarks

The description element is required in all deployment configurations.

Example

The following code example illustrates a description element in a ClickOnce deployment manifest. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ClickOnce Deployment Manifest topic.

<description   
  asmv2:publisher="My Company Name"  
  asmv2:product="My Application"  
  xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1" />  

See Also

ClickOnce Deployment Manifest