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ConfigurationElement.Item Property (ConfigurationProperty)

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

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

protected internal Object this [
	ConfigurationProperty prop
] { get; set; }
/** @property */
protected Object get_Item (ConfigurationProperty prop)

/** @property */
protected void set_Item (ConfigurationProperty prop, Object value)

Not applicable.



The property to access.

Property Value

The specified property, attribute, or child element.

Exception typeCondition


prop is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or does not exist within the element.


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