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  • Keywords of API "VerQueryValue" function
  • Running the function in test mode in Windows
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Stored procedures
Retrieves the specified information about the version of an executable or DLL.
Versions 17 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
New in version 17
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Versions 22 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 22
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
WINDEVUser code (UMC)
ProgVersion is string
ProgVersion = ExeInfo(exeVersion, "Appli.exe")
IF ProgVersion <> "2.0A" THEN
Error("Invalid program version")
END
WINDEVUser code (UMC)
// Retrieve the application name (without the full path)
ProgName = ExeInfo("OriginalFilename", "App.exe")
// The executable was not renamed
ProgName = fExtractPath(ExeInfo(exeName), fFileName + fExtension)
WINDEVUser code (UMC)
sExeDir is string
IF InTestMode() = True THEN
// In test mode, return the runtime directory
sExeDir = fCurrentDir()
ELSE
sExeDir = ExeInfo(exeDirectory)
END
Syntax
<Result> = ExeInfo(<Keyword> [, <Executable name>])
<Result>: Character string
  • Requested information.
  • Empty string ("") if there is no information or if the function failed.
<Keyword>: String constant
Information to retrieve:
exeCopyrightCopyright of program
LinuxUniversal Windows 10 AppJava This constant is not available.
exeDescriptionDescription supplied with the program
Java Version of JRE (Java Runtime Environment) with which the current application is run.
Universal Windows 10 App This constant is not available.
Linux This constant only operates with the PC SOFT libraries or executables.
If this constant is specified, <Result> can correspond to:
  • empty string ("") if the application was manually started by the user.
  • Versions 19 and later
    the exePushNotification constant if the application was automatically started by the system further to the reception of a push notification.
    New in version 19
    the exePushNotification constant if the application was automatically started by the system further to the reception of a push notification.
    the exePushNotification constant if the application was automatically started by the system further to the reception of a push notification.
  • Versions 23 and later
    the exeInBackground constant if the application was started in background (detection of group of Beacons or during geo-localization tracking).
    New in version 23
    the exeInBackground constant if the application was started in background (detection of group of Beacons or during geo-localization tracking).
    the exeInBackground constant if the application was started in background (detection of group of Beacons or during geo-localization tracking).
  • Versions 21 and later
    the exeGeoTracking constant if the application was started in background when managing the geo-localization tracking. See Geolocation tracking for more details.
    This constant is kept for backward compatibility from version 230050. It is equivalent to the exeInBackground constant.
    New in version 21
    the exeGeoTracking constant if the application was started in background when managing the geo-localization tracking. See Geolocation tracking for more details.
    This constant is kept for backward compatibility from version 230050. It is equivalent to the exeInBackground constant.
    the exeGeoTracking constant if the application was started in background when managing the geo-localization tracking. See Geolocation tracking for more details.
    This constant is kept for backward compatibility from version 230050. It is equivalent to the exeInBackground constant.
exeModeMode of program: compiled in 16, 32 or 64 bits, DOS program, etc.
Java This constant is not available.
Linux This constant returns an empty string ("").
exeNameName and full path of executable.
Java Name of Java archive for the application currently run.
exeDirectoryDirectory of executable (without the final \ but with the ":")
Java This constant is not available.
exeVersionVersion of specified module.
Linux This constant only operates with the PC SOFT libraries or executables.
Java Version number of application.
Universal Windows 10 App This constant is not available.
Versions 15 and later
exeVersionWindowsFormat
New in version 15
exeVersionWindowsFormat
exeVersionWindowsFormat
Version of specified module in standard Windows format ("14.0.204.98" for example).
LinuxUniversal Windows 10 AppJava This constant is not available.
exeCompanyName entered for the company when creating the executable.
LinuxUniversal Windows 10 App This constant is not available.
<Executable name>: Optional character string
Name and full (or relative) path of executable or module used (up to 260 characters). If this parameter is not specified, the current executable is used.
Java This parameter must not be specified.
Universal Windows 10 App This parameter must necessarily be specified.
Remarks
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppUser code (UMC)

Runtime mode of program

To find out the runtime mode of program, use the exeMode constant:
ProgMode = ExeInfo(exeMode)
The function result can correspond to:
  • "16" if the Windows program is compiled in 16 bits,
  • "32" if the Windows program is compiled in 32 bits,
  • "64" if the Windows program is compiled in 64 bits,
  • "DOS" if the program is a DOS program,
  • an empty string ("") if the program is not an executable.
WINDEVWindowsUser code (UMC)

Keywords of API "VerQueryValue" function

The <Keyword> parameter can be replaced by one of the keywords used by the API "VerQueryValue" function:
"Comments" "LegalTrademarks"
"CompanyName" "OriginalFilename"
"FileDescription" "PrivateBuild"
"FileVersion" "ProductName"
"InternalName" "ProductVersion"
"LegalCopyright" "SpecialBuild"
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Running the function in test mode in Windows

When running ExeInfo in test mode from WINDEV, the information given about the current executable is the one regarding "WDTst", the test engine of WINDEV (found in the "Programs" sub-directory of WINDEV setup directory).
Component : wd240std.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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Comments
Exemplo ExeInfo
//Versão desse programa
s_versao_programa is string=""
s_versao_programa=ExeInfo(exeVersion)

//Versão do programa matos_utilitarios.exe
s_versao_programa=ExeInfo(exeVersion,"D:\erpmatos\matos_utilitarios\matos_utilitarios.exe")

//Versão do programa matos_utilitarios.exe 32 ou 64
s_versao_programa=ExeInfo(exeMode,"D:\erpmatos\matos_utilitarios\matos_utilitarios.exe")

//Versão do programa matos_utilitarios.exe - pegar diretorio e nome

s_versao_programa=ExeInfo(exeName,"D:\erpmatos\matos_utilitarios\matos_utilitarios.exe")

//Versão do programa matos_utilitarios.exe - pegar nome diretorio
s_versao_programa=ExeInfo(exeDirectory,"D:\erpmatos\matos_utilitarios\matos_utilitarios.exe")

//Blog com Video e exemplo
http://windevdesenvolvimento.blogspot.com.br/2016/06/curso-windev-funcoes-exe-windows-005.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5wOrLUt9Ik

De matos AMARILDO
02 Jun. 2016