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ApplicationSettingsBase.SettingsSaving Event

Occurs before values are saved to the data store.

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

Public Event SettingsSaving As SettingsSavingEventHandler
Dim instance As ApplicationSettingsBase 
Dim handler As SettingsSavingEventHandler 

AddHandler instance.SettingsSaving, handler

The SettingsSaving event is raised by the Save method before it stores the application settings properties to their associated data store. The associated event handler can cancel this event.

The following code example shows the SettingsSaving event handler for object of type FormSettings, which is a wrapper class derived from ApplicationSettingsBase. The handler queries the user to save the current application settings property values. The full code example is listed in the ApplicationSettingsBase class overview.

Private Sub frmSettings1_SettingsSaving(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As _
        CancelEventArgs) Handles frmSettings1.SettingsSaving
    'Should check for settings changes first. 
    Dim dr As DialogResult = MessageBox.Show( _
        "Save current values for application settings?", "Save Settings", _
    If (System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult.No = dr) Then
        e.Cancel = True 
    End If 
End Sub

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0