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SectionInformation.GetRawXml Method

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

This method supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Returns an XML node object representing the associated configuration-section object.

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

public string GetRawXml ()
public String GetRawXml ()
public function GetRawXml () : String

Return Value

An XmlNode containing the XML representation for this ConfigurationSection section.

Exception typeCondition


This ConfigurationSection is locked and cannot be edited.

The following code example shows how to use the GetRawXml method.

static public void GetSectionXml()
    SectionInformation sInfo =

    string sectionXml =

    Console.WriteLine("Section xml:");

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