ConfigurationElement.EvaluationContext Property

Gets the ContextInformation object for the ConfigurationElement object.

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

protected ContextInformation EvaluationContext { get; }
/** @property */
protected ContextInformation get_EvaluationContext ()

protected function get EvaluationContext () : ContextInformation

Not applicable.

Property Value

The ContextInformation for the ConfigurationElement.

Exception typeCondition

ConfigurationErrorsException

The current element is not associated with a context.

A ContextInformation object provides the context necessary for a ConfigurationElement object to make decisions based upon where it is being evaluated.

The ContextInformation object provides environment details related to an element of the configuration. For example, you can use the IsMachineLevel property to determine whether a ConfigurationElement was set in Machine.config, or you can determine which hierarchy a ConfigurationElement element belongs to by using the HostingContext property.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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