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Configuring Applications Using Dynamic Properties

With dynamic properties you can store some of an application's property values to an external file and load them when the application runs. This allows you to make changes to property values without recompiling the application, after your project has been deployed.

In This Section

Introduction to Dynamic Properties
Provides an overview of storing and retrieving property values.
Setting Dynamic Properties
Provides instructions on how to set a property to be stored in an external file.
Changing the Value of Dynamic Properties
Describes how to alter the value of a dynamic property after deployment.
Removing Keys from Properties
Describes how to change a dynamic property to one that is stored within the compiled application.
Walkthrough: Storing and Retrieving Dynamic Properties
Describes the major steps in storing and retrieving property values.

Related Sections

Introduction to ADO.NET Connection Design Tools
Presents information on using dynamic properties with data features.
Deploying Applications and Components
Information about creating setup executables, packaging files, and publishing Web sites.
Saving the Properties of Components
Describes how to store and retrieve properties for custom controls.
Discusses best practices for managing distributed applications.