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Configuration.AppSettings Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets the AppSettingsSection object configuration section that applies to this Configuration object.

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

public AppSettingsSection AppSettings { get; 
/** @property */
public AppSettingsSection get_AppSettings ()

public function get AppSettings () : AppSettingsSection

Property Value

An AppSettingsSection object representing the appSettings configuration section that applies to this Configuration object.

Use the AppSettings property to access and change the appSettings configuration section defined by default in the open configuration file.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the AppSettings property.

AppSettingsSection appSettings = 
    config.AppSettings as AppSettingsSection;
Console.WriteLine("Section name: {0",

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0