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ContextInformation.GetSection Method

Provides an object containing configuration-section information based on the specified section name.

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

public Object GetSection(
	string sectionName


Type: System.String
The name of the configuration section.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An object containing the specified section within the configuration.

When specifying a section within the configuration, note that the name of the configuration section is case-sensitive.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.