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ConfigurationSectionCollection Class

Note: This class is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Represents a collection of related sections within a configuration file.

Namespace: System.Configuration
Assembly: System.Configuration (in system.configuration.dll)

[SerializableAttribute] 
public sealed class ConfigurationSectionCollection : NameObjectCollectionBase
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public final class ConfigurationSectionCollection extends NameObjectCollectionBase
SerializableAttribute 
public final class ConfigurationSectionCollection extends NameObjectCollectionBase

Use the ConfigurationSectionCollection to iterate through a collection of ConfigurationSection objects. You can access this collection of objects using the Sections property or the Sections property.

The ConfigurationSectionCollection is also used in the creation of custom types that extend the ConfigurationSection class.

The following code example shows how to use the ConfigurationSectionCollection.

The following is an excerpt of the configuration used by the example.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<configuration>
  <configSections>

    <section name="CustomSection" 
      type="Samples.AspNet.Configuration.CustomSection, ConfigurationSectionCollection, Version=1.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null" allowDefinition="Everywhere" allowExeDefinition="MachineToApplication" restartOnExternalChanges="true" />

  </configSections>

  <CustomSection fileName="default.txt" maxUsers="1000" 
    maxIdleTime="00:05:00" />

</configuration>
System.Object
   System.Collections.Specialized.NameObjectCollectionBase
    System.Configuration.ConfigurationSectionCollection
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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