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InfiniteIntConverter Class

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

Converts between a string and the standard infinite or integer value.

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

public sealed class InfiniteIntConverter : ConfigurationConverterBase
public final class InfiniteIntConverter extends ConfigurationConverterBase
public final class InfiniteIntConverter extends ConfigurationConverterBase

This type, like all the other configuration converter types, converts strings found in the configuration file to and from the related strongly typed properties.

In particular, the InfiniteIntConverter class converts string values, assigned to a configuration property, to integer values and vice versa. If the configuration property has a string value of "infinite", it converts this value to MaxValue and vice versa.

This converter is used with integer types. The infinite value is persisted as MaxValue.

The following code example shows how to use the InfiniteIntConverter when applied to a custom section property.


public enum Permissions
{
    FullControl         = 0,
    Modify              = 1,
    ReadExecute         = 2,
    Read                = 3,
    Write               = 4,
    SpecialPermissions  = 5


[ConfigurationProperty("permission", DefaultValue = Permissions.Read)]
public Permissions Permission
{
    get
    {
        return (Permissions)this["permission"];
    

    set
    {
        this["permission"] = value;
    



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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