clear Element for codeSubDirectories for compilation (ASP.NET Settings Schema)

Removes all references to inherited subdirectory names, allowing only the subdirectory names that are added by the current add element.

This element is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.


<clear/>

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

None.

Parent Elements

Element Description

configuration

Specifies the root element in every configuration file that is used by the common language runtime and the .NET Framework applications.

system.web

Specifies the root element for the ASP.NET configuration section.

compilation

Configures all compilation settings that ASP.NET uses to compile applications.

codeSubDirectories

Defines an ordered collection of subdirectories that contain files to compile at run time.

The clear element removes all references to inherited subdirectory names, allowing only the subdirectory names that are added by the current add element. The assembly subdirectory collection is contained in the codeSubDirectories element.

The codeSubDirectories element defines an ordered collection of subdirectories that contain files to compile at run time.

There is no default codeSubDirectories element configured for ASP.NET.

The following code example demonstrates how to clear the inherited code subdirectories.

<configuration>
   <system.web>
      <compilation>
        <codeSubDirectories>
          <clear/>
        </codeSubDirectories>
       </compilation>
   </system.web>
</configuration>

Configuration section handler

CompilationSection

Configuration member

Clear

Configurable locations

Machine.config

Root-level Web.config

Application-level Web.config

Virtual or physical directory–level Web.config

Requirements

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 5.0, 5.1, or 6.0

The .NET Framework version 2.0

Microsoft Visual Studio 2003 or Visual Studio 2005

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