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Configuration.HasFile Property

Gets a value that indicates whether a file exists for the resource represented by this Configuration object.

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

public bool HasFile { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if there is a configuration file; otherwise, false.

The HasFile property also returns true when the resource represented by this Configuration object inherits settings from a Web.config file.

The HasFile property returns false when this Configuration object represents a location-specific configuration.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the HasFile property.

bool hasFile = config.HasFile;
Console.WriteLine("Has file: {0}", hasFile.ToString());

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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