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ElementInformation.Validator Property

Gets the object used to validate the associated ConfigurationElement object.

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

public ConfigurationValidatorBase Validator { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Configuration.ConfigurationValidatorBase
The object used to validate the associated ConfigurationElement object.

A validator object is not required, and this property may return null.

The following example shows how to use the Validator property.

static public void GetElementValidator()
{
    // Get the current configuration file.
    System.Configuration.Configuration config =
            ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration(
            ConfigurationUserLevel.None);

    // Get the section.
    UrlsSection section =
        (UrlsSection)config.GetSection("MyUrls");

    // Get the element.
    UrlConfigElement url = section.Simple;

    // Get the element source file.
    ConfigurationValidatorBase elValidator =
        url.ElementInformation.Validator;

    Console.WriteLine("Url element validator: {0}",
                    elValidator.ToString());

}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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