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ConfigurationElement.Item Property (String)

Gets or sets a property, attribute, or child element of this configuration element.

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

Protected Friend Default Property Item ( _
	propertyName As String _
) As Object
Dim propertyName As String
Dim value As Object

value = Me(propertyName)

Me(propertyName) = value
/** @property */
protected Object get_Item (String propertyName)

/** @property */
protected void set_Item (String propertyName, Object value)

Not applicable.



The name of the ConfigurationProperty to access.

Property Value

The specified property, attribute, or child element

Exception typeCondition


prop is read-only or locked.

Use the Item property to get or set the values of a ConfigurationProperty object.

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

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0