From Xojo Documentation

Read-Only Property (As String )
StringValue = aApplication.Version

New in 2018r1

Supported for all project types and targets.

A short text description for the app. Usually this contains just the version number (such as and is displayed by some operating systems in Get Info or Property windows for the app. This property can be set only in the IDE.


Typically version numbers are written as

Version is displayed by the file information windows on macOS (Finder, Get Info) and Windows (Windows Explorer, Properties).

Sample Code

Display the short version: