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SettingsGroupNameAttribute Class

Specifies a name for application settings property group. This class cannot be inherited.

System.Object
  System.Attribute
    System.Configuration.SettingsGroupNameAttribute

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

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Class)]
public sealed class SettingsGroupNameAttribute : Attribute

The SettingsGroupNameAttribute type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodSettingsGroupNameAttributeInitializes a new instance of the SettingsGroupNameAttribute class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyGroupNameGets the name of the application settings property group.
Public propertyTypeIdWhen implemented in a derived class, gets a unique identifier for this Attribute. (Inherited from Attribute.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEqualsInfrastructure. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodGetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodIsDefaultAttributeWhen overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodMatchWhen overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.GetIDsOfNamesMaps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.GetTypeInfoRetrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.GetTypeInfoCountRetrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1). (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.InvokeProvides access to properties and methods exposed by an object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
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A application settings class, derived from ApplicationSettingsBase, defines one or more properties that belong to the same application settings property group. By default, the group is assigned the name of the settings class. However, SettingsGroupNameAttribute can be used to explicitly specify a name for the property group. This name can be helpful in organizing large sets of properties, for assistance in design-time programming tools and run-time administrative tools, and so on. The associated settings provider may even use this name to organize settings in the data store.

The SettingsGroupNameAttribute can only be applied at the class level.

.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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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