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DictionarySectionHandler Class

Provides key/value pair configuration information from a configuration section.


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

public class DictionarySectionHandler : IConfigurationSectionHandler

The DictionarySectionHandler type exposes the following members.

Public methodDictionarySectionHandlerInitializes a new instance of the DictionarySectionHandler class.

Protected propertyKeyAttributeNameGets the XML attribute name to use as the key in a key/value pair.
Protected propertyValueAttributeNameGets the XML attribute name to use as the value in a key/value pair.

Public methodCreateCreates a new configuration handler and adds it to the section-handler collection based on the specified parameters.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

This class implements the IConfigSectionHandler interface. The DictionarySectionHandler defines rules for manipulating XML configuration sections.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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