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SectionInformation.IsDeclared Property

Gets a value that indicates whether the associated configuration section is declared in the configuration file.

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

public bool IsDeclared { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if this ConfigurationSection is declared in the configuration file; otherwise, false. The default is true.

The examples in this section show how to get the IsDeclared property value after accessing the related section information in the configuration file.

The following example gets the SectionInformation object.

// Get the current configuration file.
System.Configuration.Configuration config =
        ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration(
        ConfigurationUserLevel.None);

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


SectionInformation sInfo =
    section.SectionInformation;

The following example gets the IsDeclared value.

bool declared =
    sInfo.IsDeclared;
Console.WriteLine("Section declared?: {0}",
    declared.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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