ConnectionStringSettingsCollection.Item Property (String)

 

Gets or sets the ConnectionStringSettings object with the specified name in the collection.

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

public ConnectionStringSettings this[
	string name
] { get; }

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of a ConnectionStringSettings object in the collection.

Property Value

Type: System.Configuration.ConnectionStringSettings

The ConnectionStringSettings object with the specified name; otherwise, null.

In C#, this property is the indexer for the ConnectionStringSettingsCollection class.

The following example shows how to access a named ConnectionStringSettings object in a ConnectionStringSettingsCollection collection.

static void GetItems2()
{

    try
    {
        System.Configuration.Configuration config =
         ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration(
         ConfigurationUserLevel.None);

        // Clear the connection strings collection.
        ConnectionStringsSection csSection =
            config.ConnectionStrings;
        ConnectionStringSettingsCollection csCollection =
         csSection.ConnectionStrings;

        // Get the connection string setting element
        // with the specified name.
        ConnectionStringSettings cs =
            csCollection["ConnStr0"];

        Console.WriteLine(
            "cs: {0}", cs.Name);

    }
    catch (ConfigurationErrorsException err)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(err.ToString());
    }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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