BuiltInDocumentPropertiesVersion Property

Represents the version number of the application that created the document.

Namespace:  Aspose.Words.Properties
Assembly:  Aspose.Words (in Aspose.Words.dll) Version: 21.3.0


public int Version { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: Int32


When a document was created by Microsoft Word, then high 16 bit represent the major version and low 16 bit represent the build number.


Shows how to work with document properties in the "Origin" category.
// Open a document that we have created and edited using Microsoft Word.
Document doc = new Document(MyDir + "Properties.docx");
BuiltInDocumentProperties properties = doc.BuiltInDocumentProperties;

// The following built-in properties contain information regarding the creation and editing of this document.
// We can right-click this document in Windows Explorer and find
// these properties via "Properties" -> "Details" -> "Origin" category.
// Fields such as PRINTDATE and EDITTIME can display these values in the document body.
Console.WriteLine($"Created using {properties.NameOfApplication}, on {properties.CreatedTime}");
Console.WriteLine($"Minutes spent editing: {properties.TotalEditingTime}");
Console.WriteLine($"Date/time last printed: {properties.LastPrinted}");
Console.WriteLine($"Template document: {properties.Template}");

// We can also change the values of built-in properties.
properties.Company = "Doe Ltd.";
properties.Manager = "Jane Doe";
properties.Version = 5;

// Microsoft Word updates the following properties automatically when we save the document.
// To use these properties with Aspose.Words, we will need to set values for them manually.
properties.LastSavedBy = "John Doe";
properties.LastSavedTime = DateTime.Now;

// We can right-click this document in Windows Explorer and find these properties in "Properties" -> "Details" -> "Origin".
doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "DocumentProperties.Origin.docx");

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