How to get the CommandLine of the Current Application in C# ?

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You might need to get the information that contains the commandline which is used to execute the current application in C#.

How to get the CommandLine of the Current Application in C# ?

You can use the CommandLine property of the System.Environment class that provides the necessary information including the application name.

using System;

namespace ACConsoleApp1
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            Console.WriteLine("Command line of the Abundantcode app is : " + Environment.CommandLine);

The output of the program would be

Command line of the Abundantcode app is : "c:\users\ac\documents\visual studio 2015\Projects\ACConsoleApp1\ACConsoleApp1\bin\Debug\ACConsoleApp1.vshost.exe"

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