Specifies that an application settings property has a common value for all users of an application. This class cannot be inherited.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
|Equals||Infrastructure. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|GetHashCode||Returns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|GetType||Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)|
|IsDefaultAttribute||When overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|Match||When overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|ToString||Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|_Attribute.GetIDsOfNames||Maps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|_Attribute.GetTypeInfo||Retrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|_Attribute.GetTypeInfoCount||Retrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1). (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|_Attribute.Invoke||Provides access to properties and methods exposed by an object. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
Application settings properties have a scope that is based either at the application or the user level. As the categories imply, application-scoped settings properties present uniform values to all users of the application, whereas user-scoped properties have dedicated values for each user of the application.
The indicates that a property should be considered an application-level setting, and that appropriate storage decisions should be made accordingly by the settings provider.
A scope attribute is required for each settings property. If a property is not applied with either a or UserScopedSettingAttribute, the property is not recognized by the settings provider—it is not serialized. It is invalid, however, to apply both attributes to the same property. Such an attempt will cause a ConfigurationErrorsException to be thrown.