Used internally as the class that represents metadata about an individual configuration property.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
is used to describe settings properties of a class derived from SettingsBase. The Settings API allows a collection of settings properties to be grouped into a common language runtime class.
When persisting settings, the SettingsBase base class asks for a collection of objects, grouped in a collection of type SettingsPropertyCollection. It does this by calling its own Properties member. Inherited classes should return a collection of properties to persist.
Each object includes metadata about the property, including the following:
Provider to use for persistence.
Other arbitrary attributes that are context and provider specific.
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.