Configuration.GetSection Method (String)


Returns the specified ConfigurationSection object.

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

member GetSection : 
        sectionName:string -> ConfigurationSection


Type: System.String

The path to the section to be returned.

Return Value

Type: System.Configuration.ConfigurationSection

The specified ConfigurationSection object.

Configuration settings are contained within sections that group similar settings together for convenience. The GetSection method retrieves a configuration section by its name.

The following example shows how to use the GetSection method to access a custom section. For the complete example code that defines a class that stores information for the CustomSection section, see the Configuration class overview.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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