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ConfigurationElementCollection::CreateNewElement Method (String)

Creates a new ConfigurationElement when overridden in a derived class.

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

protected:
virtual ConfigurationElement^ CreateNewElement(
	String^ elementName
)

Parameters

elementName
Type: System::String

The name of the ConfigurationElement to create.

Return Value

Type: System.Configuration::ConfigurationElement
A new ConfigurationElement with a specified name.

Override the CreateNewElement method to create custom ConfigurationElement objects of a specific type. When a collection is loaded from the configuration file, CreateNewElement is called to create individual elements. CreateNewElement must be overridden in classes that derive from the ConfigurationElementCollection class.

Notes to Implementers

If you create a custom ConfigurationElementCollection collection that contains heterogeneous ConfigurationElement types, you must perform these steps:

.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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