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ConnectionStringSettingsCollection.Item Property (String)

Gets or sets the ConnectionStringSettings object with the specified name in the collection.

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

public ConnectionStringSettings this[
	string name
] { get; }

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of a ConnectionStringSettings object in the collection.

Property Value

Type: System.Configuration.ConnectionStringSettings
The ConnectionStringSettings object with the specified name; otherwise, null.

In C#, this property is the indexer for the ConnectionStringSettingsCollection class.

The following example shows how to access a named ConnectionStringSettings object in a ConnectionStringSettingsCollection collection.

static void GetItems2()
{

    try
    {
        System.Configuration.Configuration config =
         ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration(
         ConfigurationUserLevel.None);

        // Clear the connection strings collection.
        ConnectionStringsSection csSection =
            config.ConnectionStrings;
        ConnectionStringSettingsCollection csCollection =
         csSection.ConnectionStrings;

        // Get the connection string setting element 
        // with the specified name.
        ConnectionStringSettings cs =
            csCollection["ConnStr0"];

        Console.WriteLine(
            "cs: {0}", cs.Name);

    }
    catch (ConfigurationErrorsException err)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(err.ToString());
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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