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 MustOverride Function GetElementKey (
	element As ConfigurationElement
) As Object


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 Overrides Function GetElementKey(ByVal element As ConfigurationElement) As Object
    Return (CType(element, UrlConfigElement)).Name
End Function

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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