ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration Method (String)


Opens the specified client configuration file as a Configuration object.

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

static member OpenExeConfiguration : 
        exePath:string -> Configuration


Type: System.String

The path of the executable (exe) file.

Exception Condition

A configuration file could not be loaded.

Client applications use a global configuration that applies to all users, separate configurations that apply to individual users, and configurations that apply to roaming users. The userLevel value determines the location of the configuration file being opened. It indicates whether it has no user level (the configuration file is in the same directory as the application) or has a per-user level (the configuration file is in an application settings path determined by the user level type.).

Calling this method overload is equivalent to calling the OpenMappedExeConfiguration(ExeConfigurationFileMap, ConfigurationUserLevel, Boolean) overload with the preLoad parameter set to false.

The following code example shows how to use the OpenExeConfiguration method.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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