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ConfigurationPropertyAttribute.DefaultValue Property

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

Gets or sets the default value for the decorated property.

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

public Object DefaultValue { get; set; 
/** @property */
public Object get_DefaultValue ()

/** @property */
public void set_DefaultValue (Object value)

public function get DefaultValue () : Object

public function set DefaultValue (value : Object)

Property Value

The object representing the default value of the decorated configuration-element property.

The following example shows how to use the DefaultValue property.

[ConfigurationProperty("maxIdleTime",
    DefaultValue = "0:10:0",
    IsRequired = false)]
[TimeSpanValidator(MinValueString = "0:0:30", 
    MaxValueString = "5:00:0",
    ExcludeRange = false)]
public TimeSpan MaxIdleTime
{
    get
    {
        return (TimeSpan)this["maxIdleTime"];
    
    set
    {
        this["maxIdleTime"] = value;
    


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
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