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ConfigurationElement.SetPropertyValue Method

Sets a property to the specified value.

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

Protected Sub SetPropertyValue ( _
	prop As ConfigurationProperty, _
	value As Object, _
	ignoreLocks As Boolean _
Dim prop As ConfigurationProperty 
Dim value As Object 
Dim ignoreLocks As Boolean 

Me.SetPropertyValue(prop, value, ignoreLocks)


Type: System.Configuration.ConfigurationProperty

The element property to set.

Type: System.Object

The value to assign to the property.

Type: System.Boolean

true if the locks on the property should be ignored; otherwise, false.


Occurs if the element is read-only or ignoreLocks is true but the locks cannot be ignored.

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