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SettingsProviderAttribute Constructor (String)

Initializes an instance of the SettingsProviderAttribute class.

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

public SettingsProviderAttribute(
	string providerTypeName


Type: System.String

A String containing the name of the settings provider.

The type name is the name of the class, derived from SettingsProvider, that is being specified as the settings provider.

Caution noteCaution:

Using custom settings providers from arbitrary third parties is inherently unsafe because these providers have full read/write access to your application's configuration information. A settings provider should be thoroughly vetted before it is adopted for general use.

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0