ConfigurationSectionGroup.IsDeclared Property


Gets a value that indicates whether this ConfigurationSectionGroup object is declared.

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

public bool IsDeclared { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if this ConfigurationSectionGroup is declared; otherwise, false. The default is false.

If the section group is declared in the configuration file, the IsDeclared property returns true.

The IsDeclared property returns false if this section is inherited from Machine.config or a parent configuration file.

The following code example determines whether this instance of ConfigurationSectionGroup is declared. This is part of a larger example provided in the overview for the ConfigurationSectionGroup class.

indent("Is Group Declared?: " + sectionGroup.IsDeclared);

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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