ConfigurationElement.Unmerge Method

Modifies the ConfigurationElement object to remove all values that should not be saved.

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

protected internal virtual void Unmerge(
	ConfigurationElement sourceElement,
	ConfigurationElement parentElement,
	ConfigurationSaveMode saveMode
)

Parameters

sourceElement
Type: System.Configuration.ConfigurationElement
A ConfigurationElement at the current level containing a merged view of the properties.
parentElement
Type: System.Configuration.ConfigurationElement
The parent ConfigurationElement, or null if this is the top level.
saveMode
Type: System.Configuration.ConfigurationSaveMode
A ConfigurationSaveMode that determines which property values to include.

This method is called before the ConfigurationElement object is saved by the Configuration object in order to remove all unneeded properties.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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