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Configuration.SectionGroups Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets a collection of the section groups defined by this configuration.

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

public ConfigurationSectionGroupCollection SectionGroups { get; 
/** @property */
public ConfigurationSectionGroupCollection get_SectionGroups ()

public function get SectionGroups () : ConfigurationSectionGroupCollection

Property Value

A ConfigurationSectionGroupCollection collection representing the collection of section groups for this Configuration object.

Configuration sections can be combined into groups for convenience and added functionality. Access the SectionGroups property to retrieve the ConfigurationSectionGroupCollection object representing the collection of section groups for this Configuration object. If this Configuration object represents an inherited view, the merged list of section groups will be returned.

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

    groups = config.SectionGroups;
Console.WriteLine("Groups: {0",

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

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0