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ElementInformation.Errors Property

Gets the errors for the associated element and subelements

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

public ICollection Errors { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.ICollection
The collection containing the errors for the associated element and subelements

The following example shows how to use the Errors collection.

static public void GetElementErrors()
    // Get the current configuration file.
    System.Configuration.Configuration config =

    // Get the section.
    UrlsSection section =

    // Get the element.
    UrlConfigElement url = section.Simple;

    // Get the errors.
    ICollection errors = 
    Console.WriteLine("Number of errors: {0)",


.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.