ConfigurationElementCollection.GetElementKey Method (ConfigurationElement)

 

Gets the element key for a specified configuration element when overridden in a derived class.

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

protected abstract object GetElementKey(
	ConfigurationElement element
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Configuration.ConfigurationElement

The ConfigurationElement to return the key for.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

An Object that acts as the key for the specified ConfigurationElement.

The following code example shows how to override GetElementKey method.

protected override Object GetElementKey(ConfigurationElement element)
{
    return ((UrlConfigElement)element).Name;
}

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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