The version of a custom ArcGIS Pro SDK Add-In is held in the config.daml of the Add-In project:

<AddInInfo id="{some guid}" version="1.0" desktopVersion="1.1.3068">

How do I programmatically access the current version of the Add-In (without reading the xml file directly at runtime using an xmlreader)?

In the Add-In framework for ArcMap using ArcObjects SDK, the Add-In version could be accessed like so:


Has anyone discovered the ArcGIS Pro SDK way of doing this? I would imagine it's possible but can't find the method or property to retrieve it.

I guess the version number is also held in AssemblyInfo.cs, but i'd rather use the value from config.daml.

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    Could you use the System.Reflection namespace? – Branco Sep 2 '15 at 15:34
  • @Branco I think this way will only retrieve the assembly version from assemblyinfo, which isn't really what I want (could be different from addin version). – pvdev Sep 2 '15 at 15:40
  • Maybe I haven't used add-ins enough, but I thought they were tied together. Past that, I am not sure. Did you cross post at GeoNet in case one of their engineers are surfing the forums? – Branco Sep 2 '15 at 15:42
  • @Branco I believe it's possible to have different versions for your addin and your assembly, I'll check. And yeah - i'll get this posted on geonet. – pvdev Sep 2 '15 at 15:44

It's too late. Still, I'm sharing this for newbies who still need help with this.

  var addInInfo = FrameworkApplication.GetAddInInfos().First(addIn => addIn.Name == "your addin name");
  var version = addInInfo.Version;

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